Medicaid News and Research

RSS
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.
Researchers shed light on variations in care and complications across bariatric surgery centers

Researchers shed light on variations in care and complications across bariatric surgery centers

Researchers identify new strategy that doubles screening rates for colorectal cancer

Researchers identify new strategy that doubles screening rates for colorectal cancer

Two-dose HPV vaccine provides effective protection against genital warts

Two-dose HPV vaccine provides effective protection against genital warts

Research finds that only few women receive long-lasting contraception due to poor access

Research finds that only few women receive long-lasting contraception due to poor access

Republican congressmen send fiery response to HHS

Republican congressmen send fiery response to HHS

Social smokers' risk for high blood pressure and cholesterol is identical to regular users, study finds

Social smokers' risk for high blood pressure and cholesterol is identical to regular users, study finds

Bread for the World: 10 hungriest states in the U.S. revealed

Bread for the World: 10 hungriest states in the U.S. revealed

AGS experts oppose amendment to American Health Care Act

AGS experts oppose amendment to American Health Care Act

ARDS survivors who return to work end up losing their jobs, study finds

ARDS survivors who return to work end up losing their jobs, study finds

Study examines economic impact of surviving acute respiratory distress syndrome

Study examines economic impact of surviving acute respiratory distress syndrome

Study takes first step towards identifying best practices for Mohs micrographic surgery

Study takes first step towards identifying best practices for Mohs micrographic surgery

AMA urges congress to maintain fair healthcare insurance for all

AMA urges congress to maintain fair healthcare insurance for all

Cooking at home means better diet and lower food expenditures

Cooking at home means better diet and lower food expenditures

Hospitals may be unfairly penalized for readmission of heart attack patients, study suggests

Hospitals may be unfairly penalized for readmission of heart attack patients, study suggests

Study finds increase in number of prescriptions filled for chronic conditions after Medicaid expansion

Study finds increase in number of prescriptions filled for chronic conditions after Medicaid expansion

Study finds outpatient laparoscopic appendectomy to be safe, viable in public county hospital

Study finds outpatient laparoscopic appendectomy to be safe, viable in public county hospital

NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncology

NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncology

Medicare's Hospital Compare portal underestimates AMI mortality rates, study finds

Medicare's Hospital Compare portal underestimates AMI mortality rates, study finds

Study finds low cervical cancer screening rates among women with mental illness

Study finds low cervical cancer screening rates among women with mental illness

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose

Study finds depression and SUD to be strongest risk factors for prescription opioid overdose