Medicaid: Someone You Know Needs It – The Impact of Medicaid Spending on …

This series of reports provide overviews of the important contributions Medicaid make to the economies of and the quality of life in various counties. Medicaid spending directly purchases goods and services, and supports health care industry jobs. These direct health care purchases trigger further cycles of earning and purchases that ripple throughout the above counties, affecting individuals and businesses not directly associated with health care and generating jobs, income, and economic activity.