Medicaid is a lifeline for millions of children, adults with low incomes, individuals with disabilities and older adults who depend on Medicaid for health care services and assistance with long-term services and supports (LTSS) such as eating, bathing, and dressing.
The program, however, is not always well-understood, and misconceptions have emerged that cloud the picture of how crucial Medicaid is to the delivery of health care and LTSS. This Fact Sheet takes a closer look at these misconceptions and presents the facts about Medicaid, a vital safety net and lifeline to millions of people with limited income and resources.
Find the public policy institute content you are looking for by entering in search terms below.
How livable is your community?