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MomsRising: Closing the Medicaid gap :: WRAL.com

Medicaid is a lifesaver for families facing many different challenges, helping them care for their loved ones without having to give up their jobs and saving them from utter financial ruin due to unexpected medical costs.
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Faces of Medicaid

Faces of Medicaid | Medicaid and Children | Scoop.it

Medicaid, the public program that provides health and long-term care coverage for low-income individuals and families, covers about 60 million people currently, or 1 in 5 Americans. Medicaid beneficiaries include pregnant women, children and families, individuals with disabilities, and seniors. During down economies, Medicaid places pressure on state and federal budgets as the number of people who qualify for the program grows. Without Medicaid, most of its beneficiaries would be uninsured or lack coverage for essential care.


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Medicaid Works: A Review of How Public Insurance Protects the Health and Finances of Children and Other Vulnerable Populations | First Focus

Medicaid Works: A Review of How Public Insurance Protects the Health and Finances of Children and Other Vulnerable Populations | First Focus | Medicaid and Children | Scoop.it

Report by Leighton Ku and Christine Ferguson analyzing the many ways that Medicaid is important in improving the health care of children and other vulnerable, low-income popluations.


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Medicaid and CHIP Rate Higher than Employer Coverage Among Parents - Say Ahhh! A Children's Health Policy Blog

Medicaid and CHIP Rate Higher than Employer Coverage Among Parents - Say Ahhh! A Children's Health Policy Blog | Medicaid and Children | Scoop.it

Two-thirds (66%) of parents with a child in Medicaid/CHIP say they are "very satisfied" with their coverage, compared to less than half (48% of those whose children are covered under their employer plan.


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