Medicaid provides health coverage that helps low-income seniors, children, and people with disabilities get needed health care. It provides parents and other adults economic security through health coverage that protects them from medical debt and allows them to stay healthy and work. It is jointly run by the federal and state governments.
These fact sheets provide state-by-state data on how Medicaid improves access to health care for millions of families and individuals.
– Center on Budget and Policy Priorities