A series of seven briefs on key Medicaid issues for state policymakers designed to assist new state leaders in understanding the Medicaid program and their role in using it to improve the health of their states’ residents and communities.

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Stable, affordable health coverage for people in the U.S. is the starting point to improving health outcomes. In the U.S. nearly 90 million people rely on Medicaid for health coverage.