Medicaid: How Does It Provide Economic Security for Families?

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Research shows that Medicaid coverage improves numerous indicators of economic security for beneficiaries. By making health insurance accessible to children and parents, Medicaid keeps families healthy and also protects them from financial hardship. For millions of families, Medicaid is a lifeline that keeps them living above the poverty threshold.

Karina Wagnerman
Karina Wagnerman is a Senior Health Policy Analyst at the Center for Children and Families

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