Cook County health system has submitted more than 125,000 applications to the state for approval since February, expanding Medicaid a year ahead of the expansion authorized by Obamacare.

“Officials say the expansion will generate $468 million next year for the county’s health programs, reducing the burden on Cook County taxpayers.”

In other words, shifting the cost to other U.S. taxpayers. This will be an interesting story to watch develop.

via Cook County reaches milestone in Medicaid sign-ups – DailyHerald.com.