Faces of Medicaid

  • Medicaid explained

    Medicaid explained

    90 percent of Americans think Medicaid is important to our health care system and the benefits reach far and wide. That is, once they understand it.

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  • California - Working people with Medicaid coverage

    California - Working people with Medicaid coverage

    Working people with Medicaid coverage

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  • Mapping out equitable care

    Mapping out equitable care

    See how Providence St. Joseph Health invests in communities to improve the health of those covered by Medicaid and vulnerable populations...

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  • Medicaid Myth or Fact?

    Medicaid Myth or Fact?

    Test your knowledge of Medicaid. How much do you know about its role in the lives of your friends, neighbors and loved ones? Take our quiz and find out.

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  • Study shows support for Medicaid

    Study shows support for Medicaid

    Americans overwhelmingly support Medicaid, according to a national study by Providence St. Joseph Health. The new study provides valuable insights as lawmakers consider the future of Medicaid.

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  • When the sky falls

    When the sky falls

    When the sky fell for Jennifer, she lost her husband and best friend. All their plans were gone, along with coverage for her girls. But Medicaid stood in the gap.

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  • Oregon - Medicaid Matters: Robin’s Story

    Oregon - Medicaid Matters: Robin’s Story

    It’s hard to put a price on your eyesight, but to Robin, 67, it’s the best gift she’s ever received. Thanks to Medicaid, she was able to get cataract surgery on both eyes and was no longer at risk...

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  • Oregon - Medicaid Matters: David’s Story

    Oregon - Medicaid Matters: David’s Story

    David has a lot to live for. At age 69, he has six adult children, 20 grandkids and 11 great-grandkids. He also has his beloved martial arts that he began practicing in his 20s and still continues...

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  • New York - Medicaid Matters: Julie’s Story

    New York - Medicaid Matters: Julie’s Story

    For 18 years, Julie loved working as a residency coordinator in the orthopedics department of a large teaching hospital in Syracuse, New York. It was more than just a job. She describes herself as...

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  • Alaska - Medicaid Matters: Jackie’s Story

    Alaska - Medicaid Matters: Jackie’s Story

    There’s not much Jackie wouldn’t do for her mom Irene. When Irene’s chronic illnesses became worse and she couldn’t afford the growing medical bills, Jackie jumped in to help...

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  • California - Medicaid Matters: Chauntal’s Story

    California - Medicaid Matters: Chauntal’s Story

    Just months after her 24th birthday, Chauntal Lewis was driving away from a friend’s house one morning when a semi-truck slammed into her car. She lost her left hand on impact and was rushed to...

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  • Washington - Medicaid Matters: Margot's Story

    Washington - Medicaid Matters: Margot's Story

    Margot is all about doing for others. Before she became ill, she volunteered at a local food bank, cooked Thanksgiving meals for seniors in need and helped at her church...

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  • Washington - Medicaid Matters: Greg's Story

    Washington - Medicaid Matters: Greg's Story

    When Greg was 17, he went swimming in a lake. He just didn’t have the strength to swim back to shore. By the time Greg was pulled from the water, he had suffered severe brain damage...

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  • Washington - Medicaid’s role in the opioid epidemic

    Washington - Medicaid’s role in the opioid epidemic

    Medicaid’s role in the opioid epidemic

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  • Oregon - Medicaid is a life saver for us

    Oregon - Medicaid is a life saver for us

    Medicaid saves lives

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  • Alaska - She cried ‘tears of joy’ for her son

    Alaska - She cried ‘tears of joy’ for her son

    Becky is grateful every day that Medicaid helps ensure her son, Sawyer, enjoys his best, safest life without undue financial stress on the family.

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  • Alaska - A second chance at life

    Alaska - A second chance at life

    Medicaid helped Drew get back on his feet

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  • California - Peace of mind for a healthy start in life

    California - Peace of mind for a healthy start in life

    Ryan and Rochelle's baby boy got a great start in life, thanks to Medicaid coverage.

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  • Oregon - Kate never expected to be on Medicaid

    Oregon - Kate never expected to be on Medicaid

    Kate, a 43-year-old mother of two, is grateful for Medicaid coverage during a difficult time in her life

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  • Washington - There is no way I could afford cancer treatment without Medicaid

    Washington - There is no way I could afford cancer treatment without Medicaid

    Medicaid saves lives

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