According to a U.S census, 6 out of every 10 children from single-parent families were living under or at the poverty line. This is because single parents have a lot of pressure on them all the time – to be the sole providers for their families and to be emotionally and physically present at all times is never easy.
If you are a single mother, then managing finances becomes very important. If don’t have the funds or cannot afford to get yourself medical help, you and your your family could easily fall into a vicious cycle of trouble.
Applying for Medicaid is a smart way to help your and your family fight your way out of any medical predicament. While it is less likely that adults will qualify for Medicaid, uninsured child coming from a low income family can qualify for the same or as a pregnant woman who is about to become a single parent you can qualify for Medicaid as well.