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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.
RSNA 2016: Philips launches next-generation radiation dose management software platform for healthcare providers

RSNA 2016: Philips launches next-generation radiation dose management software platform for healthcare providers

Medicare beneficiaries without supplemental insurance experience highest out-of-pocket cancer costs

Medicare beneficiaries without supplemental insurance experience highest out-of-pocket cancer costs

Experts characterize racial and ethnic differences in food allergies among U.S. children

Experts characterize racial and ethnic differences in food allergies among U.S. children

New survey finds 1 in 4 vacations includes visit to ER

New survey finds 1 in 4 vacations includes visit to ER

Public's health insurance and financial literacy linked to higher levels of coverage

Public's health insurance and financial literacy linked to higher levels of coverage

Medicaid programs cover more number of preterm births than private insurance plans, study shows

Medicaid programs cover more number of preterm births than private insurance plans, study shows

Medicare expands lifestyle intervention to combat prediabetes

Medicare expands lifestyle intervention to combat prediabetes

Availability of flu vaccines, medications in school can keep children with asthma healthy

Availability of flu vaccines, medications in school can keep children with asthma healthy

Retired cardiologist explains how high hospital profits hurt the practice of medicine

Retired cardiologist explains how high hospital profits hurt the practice of medicine

Novel brain-focused population health management program lowers depression severity

Novel brain-focused population health management program lowers depression severity

New quality improvement program reduces hospital readmission rates for weight-loss surgery patients

New quality improvement program reduces hospital readmission rates for weight-loss surgery patients

OrthoPro Services receives highly-coveted DMEPOS facility accreditation through BOC

OrthoPro Services receives highly-coveted DMEPOS facility accreditation through BOC

Improving nurse-to-patient staffing may help decrease racial disparities in postoperative readmissions

Improving nurse-to-patient staffing may help decrease racial disparities in postoperative readmissions

Study finds increasing incidence of hospitalizations for prescription opioid poisonings in children and teens

Study finds increasing incidence of hospitalizations for prescription opioid poisonings in children and teens

Long-term oxygen therapy does not benefit COPD patients with moderately low blood oxygen levels

Long-term oxygen therapy does not benefit COPD patients with moderately low blood oxygen levels

Study explores cost-effectiveness of school-based dental sealant programs for children

Study explores cost-effectiveness of school-based dental sealant programs for children

Comfortable living conditions, independence can help elderly Chinese immigrants feel at home in the U.S.

Comfortable living conditions, independence can help elderly Chinese immigrants feel at home in the U.S.

New initiative aims to prevent opioid addition among surgical patients in Michigan

New initiative aims to prevent opioid addition among surgical patients in Michigan

Patients using public health insurance more likely to experience high pain levels in PACU, study finds

Patients using public health insurance more likely to experience high pain levels in PACU, study finds

Pennsylvania hospitals reduce mortality rates for ten common health conditions, new report reveals

Pennsylvania hospitals reduce mortality rates for ten common health conditions, new report reveals