New York, beware Warren’s Rx: How Medicare for All would hurt states that spend billions on health care – New York Daily News

New York’s Medicaid program offers an extreme example. Thanks to broad eligibility, expansive benefits and large helpings of waste, New York’s version of the nationwide health plan for the poor will cost the state, New York City and county governments $31.7 billion this year. That works out to almost $1,600 per capita — well over double the national average.