1 in 5
More than 1 in 5 Americans are covered by Medicaid
Value of Medicaid
Medicaid helps millions of Americans every day. It is the largest health care program in the United States, covering more than 20% of the U.S. population. Medicaid serves a diverse array of people, including millions of children, Americans 65+, people with disabilities, and 2 million veterans. Medicaid provides a critical safety net for Americans who need it most. In addition to helping improve the health and financial security of enrollees, the program allows us to find innovative health solutions so we can deliver better health outcomes, promote cost savings, and enhance social impact. With so much at stake, it’s more important than ever to educate policymakers and the public about the benefits and value of Medicaid.
Medicaid provides health and supportive care to more than 60 percent of all nursing home residents
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About the Alliance
The Modern Medicaid Alliance is a partnership between real Americans who value Medicaid and leading advocacy organizations. Together we educate policymakers and the public about the positive benefits and results of Medicaid. The Modern Medicaid Alliance highlights the need for innovations in Medicaid and how the program can improve lives and save money – our goal is to ensure that Medicaid’s best solutions reach as many beneficiaries as possible.