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How do Health Care Costs fit into Family Budgets? Snapshots from Medicaid Enrollees

  • Most participants with Medicaid coverage are in a working family but live on very strained budgets.
  • Medicaid is key for enabling participants to afford coverage and needed care.
  •  If costs increased, participants were concerned they would face a trade-off between health care and other basic needs.

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