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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.
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

Body contouring surgery is affordable to patients with insurance and income, says researcher

Body contouring surgery is affordable to patients with insurance and income, says researcher

Out of work and looking for insurance: COBRA may be the best bet for now

Out of work and looking for insurance: COBRA may be the best bet for now

Medical responses to opioid addiction vary by state, analysis finds

Medical responses to opioid addiction vary by state, analysis finds

In Texas, abstinence-only programs may contribute to teen pregnancies

In Texas, abstinence-only programs may contribute to teen pregnancies

Policy-based barriers create delays that make abortions more riskier and expensive

Policy-based barriers create delays that make abortions more riskier and expensive

Study shows benefits of CGM in adults with diabetes who take multiple daily injections

Study shows benefits of CGM in adults with diabetes who take multiple daily injections

As Delaware insurance options shrink, families are ‘holding our breath’

As Delaware insurance options shrink, families are ‘holding our breath’

Former pharma reps’ new mission: To school docs on high drug costs

Former pharma reps’ new mission: To school docs on high drug costs

Protected but priced out: Patients worry about health law’s future in Arizona

Protected but priced out: Patients worry about health law’s future in Arizona

Recovery on the reservation: Montana sisters help peers stop using drugs

Recovery on the reservation: Montana sisters help peers stop using drugs

A community seeks answers, assurances about health care — in 10 languages

A community seeks answers, assurances about health care — in 10 languages

Senators’ dueling web shoutouts echo nation’s partisan divide on Obamacare

Senators’ dueling web shoutouts echo nation’s partisan divide on Obamacare

GOP health bill pleases most Republicans, but not many other Americans

GOP health bill pleases most Republicans, but not many other Americans

California’s new single-payer proposal embraces some costly old ways

California’s new single-payer proposal embraces some costly old ways

Study finds opioid dependence and overdose rates after urologic surgery

Study finds opioid dependence and overdose rates after urologic surgery

Target of Medicare insider trading case boasted he was unstoppable ‘beast’

Target of Medicare insider trading case boasted he was unstoppable ‘beast’

Prolaris becomes first genetic test to receive Medicare coverage for favorable intermediate and low-risk prostate cancer

Prolaris becomes first genetic test to receive Medicare coverage for favorable intermediate and low-risk prostate cancer