Ten Myths About Medicaid
Medicaid is the nation’s largest health coverage program and through its 40 year history, the program has transformed from a welfare-based health coverage program to a health insurance and long-term care program serving both low-income individuals and families and providing long-term care services for individuals with disabilities and the low-income elderly. Because Medicaid has such a diverse set of obligations and is run jointly by federal and state governments there is much misunderstanding about facts related to the program. This publication outlines ten key myths and related facts about Medicaid.
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