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One sentence can hold a lot of heartache. This one, for instance: Babies born to mothers on Medicaid died at almost twice the rate of babies born to mothers with private health insurance. That may read like an indictment of the federal Medicaid program, but it isn’t. Rather, it’s a reflection of the program’s limitations, the complicated circumstances of mothers experiencing poverty, and sometimes a simple matter of geography. “Medicaid is fantastic and undoubtedly has...

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