Health Policy

Medicaid: A Lifeline for Blacks and Latinos with Serious Health Care Needs

This report, commissioned by the Families USA, the Joint Center Health Policy Institute, and other allies, describes the likely impact on African Americans and Latinos of cuts to Medicaid, the program for which millions of low-income Americans rely. It contains state-specific data for Blacks and Latinos who rely on Medicaid and suffer from chronic medical conditions such as cancer, diabetes, chronic lung disease, and heart disease.