This brief report corrects five of these myths by providing the corresponding reality for each.
- Reality: Medicaid Is Efficient.
- Reality: States Have Considerable Freedom to Design Their Own Programs.
- Reality: Medicaid Beneficiaries Have Much Better Access to Health Care Than the Uninsured.
- Reality: Health Reform’s Medicaid Expansion Is a Very Good Deal for States.
- Reality: Medicaid Beneficiaries Generally Don’t Have Access to Private Coverage.