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Meet your friends who get Medicaid
Phil Galewitz, Senior Correspondent for the Kaiser Family Foundation describes how Medicaid provides support for a diverse group of Americans, not only the poor.

September 23, 2017

Although it started as a plan to cover only the poor, Medicaid now touches tens of millions of Americans who live above the poverty line. The program serves as a backstop for America’s scattershot health care system. Today Medicaid is the nation’s largest health insurance program, covering 74 million people — more than 1 in 5 Americans. Twenty-five percent of Americans will be on Medicaid at some point in their lives

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