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$167 billion: hospital payments forfeited for choosing not to expand Medicaid


$167 billion: Amount of federal Medicaid reimbursement payments that hospitals will forego between 2013 and 2022 in states that have opted not to expand their state programs under the 2010 Affordable Care Act.

For every $1 a state spends on expanding Medicaid, $13.41 in federal funding flows into the state, according to a new report from the Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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