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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.
Officials struggle to regulate pop-up covid testing sites — and warn patients to beware

Officials struggle to regulate pop-up covid testing sites — and warn patients to beware

Pregnant women who contracted COVID-19 more likely to have poor birth outcomes

Pregnant women who contracted COVID-19 more likely to have poor birth outcomes

As omicron surges, effort to vaccinate young children stalls

As omicron surges, effort to vaccinate young children stalls

Justices block broad worker vaccine requirement, allow health worker mandate to proceed

Justices block broad worker vaccine requirement, allow health worker mandate to proceed

Vaccine mandate may have little impact on health care staffing levels

Vaccine mandate may have little impact on health care staffing levels

Left behind: Medicaid patients say rides to doctors don’t always come

Left behind: Medicaid patients say rides to doctors don’t always come

Clinics say California’s new Medicaid drug program will force them to cut services

Clinics say California’s new Medicaid drug program will force them to cut services

App attempts to break barriers to bankruptcy for those in medical debt

App attempts to break barriers to bankruptcy for those in medical debt

What are the predictors of inpatient COVID-19 mortality rates?

What are the predictors of inpatient COVID-19 mortality rates?

Black-owned hospice seeks to bring greater ease in dying to Black families

Black-owned hospice seeks to bring greater ease in dying to Black families

Supreme Court weighs Biden’s workplace vaccine requirements

Supreme Court weighs Biden’s workplace vaccine requirements

The war on cancer at 50: The origin story begins with a socialite citizen-lobbyist

The war on cancer at 50: The origin story begins with a socialite citizen-lobbyist

South Dakota voters to decide Medicaid expansion

South Dakota voters to decide Medicaid expansion

Study highlights opioid use disorder treatment access disparities based on Medicaid prevalence

Study highlights opioid use disorder treatment access disparities based on Medicaid prevalence

As covid hits nursing homes’ finances, town residents fight to save Alzheimer’s facility

As covid hits nursing homes’ finances, town residents fight to save Alzheimer’s facility

Incarcerated Black individuals experience higher mortality rates, study shows

Incarcerated Black individuals experience higher mortality rates, study shows

Record number of Americans sign up for ACA health insurance

Record number of Americans sign up for ACA health insurance

Nursing homes bleed staff as amazon lures low-wage workers with prime packages

Nursing homes bleed staff as amazon lures low-wage workers with prime packages

Deep roots help this Chicago pharmacist avoid creating another drugstore desert

Deep roots help this Chicago pharmacist avoid creating another drugstore desert

As patients fell ill with covid inside hospitals, government oversight fell short

As patients fell ill with covid inside hospitals, government oversight fell short