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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.
Pharmacists with expanded role in patient oversight reduce hospital readmission rates, study shows

Pharmacists with expanded role in patient oversight reduce hospital readmission rates, study shows

MOQI program reduces health care spending, potentially avoidable hospitalizations in nursing homes

MOQI program reduces health care spending, potentially avoidable hospitalizations in nursing homes

Urban living can worsen asthma in poor kids, study shows

Urban living can worsen asthma in poor kids, study shows

Counseling and shared decision-making can enhance understanding of lung cancer screening

Counseling and shared decision-making can enhance understanding of lung cancer screening

New report highlights increasing cost of caring for people with Alzheimer's and dementia

New report highlights increasing cost of caring for people with Alzheimer's and dementia

Studies question use of readmission rate as metric in surgeries for ovarian cancer patients

Studies question use of readmission rate as metric in surgeries for ovarian cancer patients

BMC researchers aim to address gap in depression treatment for pregnant and postpartum women

BMC researchers aim to address gap in depression treatment for pregnant and postpartum women

Insurance status linked to morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing total hip replacements

Insurance status linked to morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing total hip replacements

Medicare's prescription drug benefit program reduced elderly mortality by 2.2%, study shows

Medicare's prescription drug benefit program reduced elderly mortality by 2.2%, study shows

Study underscores need to increase awareness for HCV testing among baby boomers

Study underscores need to increase awareness for HCV testing among baby boomers

Medicaid payment reform leads to reduction in early elective deliveries, research finds

Medicaid payment reform leads to reduction in early elective deliveries, research finds

Medicaid expansion improves health, financial benefits for many low-income Ohioans

Medicaid expansion improves health, financial benefits for many low-income Ohioans

High-dose flu vaccine appears to be effective at preventing post-influenza deaths among older adults

High-dose flu vaccine appears to be effective at preventing post-influenza deaths among older adults

Adolescents with ASD have four-time higher risk of emergency visits than peers without autism

Adolescents with ASD have four-time higher risk of emergency visits than peers without autism

Early preventive dental care for Medicaid-enrolled children may lead to long-term treatment, study suggests

Early preventive dental care for Medicaid-enrolled children may lead to long-term treatment, study suggests

Affordable Care Act improves access to primary care for Medicaid patients, Penn study finds

Affordable Care Act improves access to primary care for Medicaid patients, Penn study finds

Research: Daylight savings time contributes to higher miscarriage rates among IVF patients

Research: Daylight savings time contributes to higher miscarriage rates among IVF patients

SNAP program may be beneficial in reducing ER visits for hypoglycemia

SNAP program may be beneficial in reducing ER visits for hypoglycemia

Hemodialysis patients do not wish to receive treatment for depression, study shows

Hemodialysis patients do not wish to receive treatment for depression, study shows

Dartmouth study examines impact of health insurance status on cancer care

Dartmouth study examines impact of health insurance status on cancer care