Health insurance coverage provides people with access to the care they need—when they need it. That’s Medicaid shares stories of people helped by Medicaid at critical points in their lives.
/ Bethesda, Maryland
When Noah began a prestigious fellowship in 2019 teaching English in Colombia, the program provided him with health insurance.
Noah’s fellowship was abruptly cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, so he returned to live with his parents in the United States, without a job or health insurance.
Noah was able to quickly sign up for the Medicaid program, bringing him a great sense of relief during a difficult time.
“Medicaid takes a huge weight off my shoulders, especially with the ongoing health crisis,” Noah says. “If something were to happen now, I know I’m not going to financially damage my family.”
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