The Geography of Government Benefits The share of Americans’ income that comes from government benefit programs, like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, more than doubled over the last four decades, rising from 8 percent in 1969 to 18 percent in
The double-standard of making the poor prove they’re worthy of government benefits
Medicaid is a health payment plan for needy individuals. If a person qualifies for Medicaid benefits, the program will pay for many of the costs associated with long-term care. Medicaid will pay for care in a nursing facility, care in … Continue reading →
7 Facts About Government Benefits and Who Gets Them
Government Benefit Recipients Outnumber Full-Time Workers - Americans who were recipients of means-tested government benefits in 2011 outnumbered year-round full-time workers, according to data released this month by the Census Bureau.