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How much do you know about Medicaid?

a headshot of Alex Lawson in a suit and tieWe have an expert with us, Alex Lawson the Executive Director of Social Security Works.

For over 50 years, Medicaid has provided vital health insurance protections to seniors in nursing homes and low-income Americans of all ages. Although the majority of Medicaid beneficiaries are children and working-age adults, Medicaid spends more money on long term care for seniors and people with disabilities than anything else. In addition to the provision of long term care support and services, Medicaid also finances critical acute care for our nation’s low-income seniors who cannot afford Medicare’s out-of-pocket costs and who struggle to meet basic costs of living, let alone health care costs. SO WHY IS MEDICAID UNDER ATTACK? Listen now…