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Fact Sheet
July 2015

Medicaid: Providing Enrollees with Access to Health Care

Medicaid provides comprehensive benefits that improve enrollees’ health and their financial security. Medicaid serves working families, children, seniors, and people with disabilities Medicaid has a record of improving access to health care and improving health for low-income Americans. It works well for the millions of people it serves.

This fact sheet (PDF) describes the many, documented benefits Medicaid offers its enrollees. Research shows that people with Medicaid:

  • Have access to a regular source of health care.
  • Are satisfied with their health care.
  • Experience lower rates of mortality.
  • Experience lower rates of depression.