CAP Issue Brief: Medicaid Basics – Facts to Keep Straight in the Reform Debate

This issue brief was produced for the Public Policy Department of the Community Action Project of Tulsa County under the direction of David Blatt, then Director of Policy at CAP. 

Medicaid serves as America’s main safety net health insurer, providing health care for millions of Americans who lack affordable access to employer-sponsored insurance, such as very low-income seniors, adults, children and people with disabilities. This paper is an effort to dispel some common Medicaid myths to inform the ongoing discussions about Medicaid in Oklahoma.

Read the issue brief.


Oklahoma Policy Insititute (OK Policy) advances equitable and fiscally responsible policies that expand opportunity for all Oklahomans through non-partisan research, analysis, and advocacy.

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