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As Congress returns from its break to reconsider the Senate health care proposal that would make significant cuts to federal Medicaid spending going forward, maps like this will be in the background of the debate. This map shows the percentage of each state's Medicaid spending that comes from the federal government. Although most Americans think of Medicaid as health care for "poor people," Medicaid is the primary source of payment for roughly 65% of nursing home residents. (Medicare, the nationwide health care plan for retirees, does not cover nursing home care.) static6.businessinsider.com/image/594d53bfd084cca4008b51ff-1200/percent-federal-v2.png
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