Here's How Much The Average Immigrant Household Gets In Welfare Benefits

Daily Caller News Foundation | Rachel Stoltzfoos
Immigration activists holding an American flag rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court as justices hear arguments in a challenge by 26 states over the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's executive action to defer deportation of certain immigrant children and parents who are in the country illegally in Washington April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

‘Huge and ongoing costs’

EXCLUSIVE: Study Finds Billions In Improper Medicaid Payments

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
A doctor clutches a stethoscope. (Adam Berry / Getty Images News)

‘In 2015, Medicaid’s improper payment rate (IPR) increased by nearly half to 9.78 percent or $29 billion’

Donald Trump Introduces Health Care Plan

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks about the results of Super Tuesday primary and caucus voting during a news conference in Palm Beach, Florida in this March 1, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Scott Audette/Files

The billionaire called for a complete repeal of Obamacare

South Dakota Medicaid Expansion Put On Hold

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke

While the timeline has been pushed back, the governor made it clear the idea is not dead

Puerto Rico Nationals Arrested For Health Care Fraud

Business | Juliegrace Brufke
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - JULY 01: The Puerto Rican Capitol building is seen as the island's residents deal with the government's $72 billion debt on July 1, 2015 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Governor of Puerto Rico Alejandro García Padilla said in a speech recently that the people of Puerto Rico will have to make sacrifices and share the responsibilities to help pull the island out of debt. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Three of those taken into custody were employed by Puerto Rico’s Health Department

Feds Have No Idea How Much Is Lost To Medicare And Medicaid Fraud

| Ethan Barton
Surgeons begin a kidney removal. REUTERS/California Pacific Medical Center/Handout via Reuters

‘It would be really nice to know how much fraud there is in Medicare and in other healthcare programs.’

Obama Administration Calls For More Health Care Funding For Puerto Rico

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - JULY 01: The Puerto Rican Capitol building is seen as the island's residents deal with the government's $72 billion debt on July 1, 2015 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Governor of Puerto Rico Alejandro García Padilla said in a speech recently that the people of Puerto Rico will have to make sacrifices and share the responsibilities to help pull the island out of debt. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The agency said the debt-stricken island’s Medicaid program is in need of reforms

This Home Healthcare Worker Claims Her Forced Union Dues Are Illegal

Daily Caller News Foundation | Connor D. Wolf
A money changer counts US dollar banknotes for customers in Jakarta on May 8, 2015. The dollar rose in Asian trade on fresh expectations the US central bank may raise interest rates in the second half of the year, analysts said. AFP PHOTO / Bay ISMOYO (Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Union bosses continue to seize money from mothers and fathers who are simply taking care of their own children’

Most Medicaid Kids Miss Proper Dental Care In These 4 States

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
Dentist works on a patient. (ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Up to half of Medicaid patients miss their dentist appointments, leading to a lack of dental care for children.

Cash Spent On Entitlements Spikes In First Three Months Of 2016 Fiscal Year

Business | Juliegrace Brufke
An American flag flutters in the wind next to signage for a U.S. Social Security Administration office in Burbank

The CBO said the country’s deficit increased to an estimated $11 billion in December

New York Announces Accidentally Keeping Hundreds Of DEAD People on Medicaid

US | Emma Colton
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode (Flickr/Images Money)

And some of them were enrolled after they died

CBO REMINDER: Federal Debt Is Still Soaring

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
A general view of the U.S. Capitol dome can be seen to the carriage entrance to the U.S. Senate in Washington December 11, 2014. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

77 percent of GDP by 2025

CBO: Budget Deal Falls Short By $14B To Offset Costs

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. President Barack Obama hosts a luncheon for bi-partisan Congressional leaders in the Old Family Dining Room at the White House in Washington, November 7, 2014. From L-R are Speaker of the House John Boehner, Obama, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4DAR5

‘It represents the very worst of Washington’

White House, Congress Strike Deal On Budget And Debt Ceiling

Daily Caller News Foundation | Juliegrace Brufke
U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner listens as President Barack Obama hosts a bipartisan meeting of Congressional leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Larry Downing

The deal was struck just before midnight Monday evening.

Carson Says He Would Not End Medicare, Would Provide Health Savings Alternative

Elections | Derek Draplin
Ben Carson on "Fox News Sunday. (Screenshot/Fox)

‘That’s a narrative that somebody’s putting out there to scare people.’

Four Healthcare Questions For The GOP Presidential Contenders

Opinion | Sally Pipes
Republican 2016 presidential candidates debate at the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland

American voters want to know how presidential hopefuls will fix our nation’s broken healthcare system.

Planned Parenthood Would Still Receive Federal Funds During A Gov't Shutdown

Politics | Christian Datoc
Planned Parenthood Would Still Receive Federal Funds During A Government Shutdown (Getty Images)

Medicaid is PPFA’s ‘major source’ of government funding

Exclusive: All Americans Using Health Insurance Are Being Hit By a Hidden Obamacare Tax

Daily Caller News Foundation | Richard Pollock

The Obamacare excise tax is “yet another hidden health care tax arbitrarily created to pay for Obamacare.” – Sen. Orin Hatch, R-Utah

Obamacare Brings More Medicaid Fraud

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ethan Barton
Stop the Obamacare Nightmare

Medicaid’s “size and diversity make it vulnerable to improper payments,” the Government Accountability Office reported.

Medicaid Enrollment Is Exploding, And That Will Come Back To Hurt States

Opinion | Kristina Ribali
Andrew Slavitt of Optum/QSSI is sworn-in to testify at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘Ohio’s projected costs more than doubled.’