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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.
Experts release newly-established principles of care for young adults with substance use disorder

Experts release newly-established principles of care for young adults with substance use disorder

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: On Capitol Hill, actions have consequences

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: On Capitol Hill, actions have consequences

Targeted strategy has potential to reduce disparities in breast cancer screening rates

Targeted strategy has potential to reduce disparities in breast cancer screening rates

Study compares acceptance of HPV vaccine and meningococcal vaccine

Study compares acceptance of HPV vaccine and meningococcal vaccine

An urban hospital on the brink vs. the officials sworn to save it

An urban hospital on the brink vs. the officials sworn to save it

California budget reflects ‘pandemic-induced reality,’ governor says

California budget reflects ‘pandemic-induced reality,’ governor says

Only a smokescreen? Big Tobacco stands down as Colorado and Oregon hike cigarette taxes

Only a smokescreen? Big Tobacco stands down as Colorado and Oregon hike cigarette taxes

Study highlights racial disparities in liver transplantation listing

Study highlights racial disparities in liver transplantation listing

Even with Senate control, Democrats will need buy-in from GOP on key health priorities

Even with Senate control, Democrats will need buy-in from GOP on key health priorities

‘Peer respites’ provide an alternative to psychiatric wards during pandemic

‘Peer respites’ provide an alternative to psychiatric wards during pandemic

One ambulance ride leads to another when packed hospitals cannot handle non-covid patients

One ambulance ride leads to another when packed hospitals cannot handle non-covid patients

Broad changes are needed to improve U.S. mental health system, shows study

Broad changes are needed to improve U.S. mental health system, shows study

Trump administration approves first Medicaid block grant, in Tennessee

Trump administration approves first Medicaid block grant, in Tennessee

Illinois is first in the nation to extend health coverage to undocumented seniors

Illinois is first in the nation to extend health coverage to undocumented seniors

Hospital prices just got a lot more transparent. What does this mean for you?

Hospital prices just got a lot more transparent. What does this mean for you?

Many health plans now must cover full cost of expensive HIV prevention drugs

Many health plans now must cover full cost of expensive HIV prevention drugs

Oregon's Medicaid expansion increased prenatal care, improved health outcomes for newborns

Oregon's Medicaid expansion increased prenatal care, improved health outcomes for newborns

Children’s hospitals are partly to blame as superbugs increasingly attack kids

Children’s hospitals are partly to blame as superbugs increasingly attack kids

Older adults, minorities and people with lower incomes face inequities in telemedicine use

Older adults, minorities and people with lower incomes face inequities in telemedicine use

Study finds sex and age-based differences among youth who experience nonfatal opioid overdose

Study finds sex and age-based differences among youth who experience nonfatal opioid overdose