Forget dying in the streets, they already drop like flies on Medicaid and no one gives a rat's rear end.
From Betsy McCaughey, here:
The real threat to seniors isn’t Medicaid funding levels. It’s that Medicaid officials tolerate substandard nursing-home care, when they could use the program’s market clout to demand better conditions. About 66 percent of long-term patients are paid for by Medicaid.