Medicaid Funding


2.3m

# of Texas children that receive health insurance
from Medicaid

1 in 8

Number of total Texans receiving Medicaid in 2008

1.4m

Projected number of new Texans on Medicaid rolls by 2019 (Kaiser Health Report)

200,000

# of children who lost health insurance after
the Legislature cut access to the Children’s Health Insurance Program during 2003 budget crisis

55%

Percentage of births in Texas paid for by Medicaid

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