As of August 2022, preliminary federal estimates showed that Medicaid enrollment stood at more than 90.9 million people

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These figures underscore how important health insurance programs like Medicaid are for vulnerable populations during difficult times. Studies have found that Medicaid can reduce the financial burden for low-income individuals and families, allowing them to receive necessary medical care without having to worry about the cost. Additionally, Medicaid has been shown to improve access to preventative services and mental health care, both of which are essential components of overall health.

Author: The Commonwealth Fund