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Medicaid is the United States health program for eligible individuals and families with low incomes and resources. It is a means-tested program that is jointly funded by the states and federal government, and is managed by the states.
‘Coverage gap’ for poor may end, but many will still have trouble affording plans

‘Coverage gap’ for poor may end, but many will still have trouble affording plans

Exercise program can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities, study suggests

Exercise program can help frail older adults perform basic daily activities, study suggests

Safety net clinics can adopt patient-centered medical home models to improve access to primary care

Safety net clinics can adopt patient-centered medical home models to improve access to primary care

Poll: Most Americans unaware GOP plans would make deep funding cuts to Medicaid

Poll: Most Americans unaware GOP plans would make deep funding cuts to Medicaid

Promises made to protect preexisting conditions prove hollow

Promises made to protect preexisting conditions prove hollow

Senate health bill would revamp Medicaid, alter ACA guarantees, cut premium support

Senate health bill would revamp Medicaid, alter ACA guarantees, cut premium support

Insurance expansion improves overall health and reduces mortality, analysis shows

Insurance expansion improves overall health and reduces mortality, analysis shows

Reducing health care disparities through changes in payment and delivery system

Reducing health care disparities through changes in payment and delivery system

The new war on sepsis

The new war on sepsis

Despite a growing appetite, buffet-style flat-fee clinics shutter in Seattle

Despite a growing appetite, buffet-style flat-fee clinics shutter in Seattle

Study highlights critical gap in addiction treatment for young people with OUD

Study highlights critical gap in addiction treatment for young people with OUD

Study reveals impact of Medicaid expansion on emergency department visits

Study reveals impact of Medicaid expansion on emergency department visits

Study finds factors linked to hospital discharge against medical advice

Study finds factors linked to hospital discharge against medical advice

Fatal overdose risk increases with daily opioid use among Medicaid patients, study finds

Fatal overdose risk increases with daily opioid use among Medicaid patients, study finds

Exclusive: White House task force echoes pharma proposals

Exclusive: White House task force echoes pharma proposals

Seesawing family income threatens kids’ Medicaid coverage in Texas

Seesawing family income threatens kids’ Medicaid coverage in Texas

People in recovery worry GOP Medicaid cuts would put treatment out of reach

People in recovery worry GOP Medicaid cuts would put treatment out of reach

Statin use may speed up onset of Parkinson's disease symptoms, study suggests

Statin use may speed up onset of Parkinson's disease symptoms, study suggests

AARP: States lag in keeping Medicaid enrollees out of nursing homes

AARP: States lag in keeping Medicaid enrollees out of nursing homes

Analysis identifies significant gaps in infection prevention practices in long-term care facilities

Analysis identifies significant gaps in infection prevention practices in long-term care facilities