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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.
HCV testing and treatment at federally qualified health centers can be cost-fffective

HCV testing and treatment at federally qualified health centers can be cost-fffective

Study finds staggering inaccuracy in Medicare beneficiaries' race and ethnicity data

Study finds staggering inaccuracy in Medicare beneficiaries' race and ethnicity data

Life beyond COVID seclusion: Seniors see challenges and change ahead

Life beyond COVID seclusion: Seniors see challenges and change ahead

Study shows connection between timing of SNAP benefits and childhood injuries

Study shows connection between timing of SNAP benefits and childhood injuries

Researchers suggest a system to improve financial transparency in spine literature

Researchers suggest a system to improve financial transparency in spine literature

Women with breast cancer diagnosed at earlier stage in states with expanded Medicaid coverage

Women with breast cancer diagnosed at earlier stage in states with expanded Medicaid coverage

Hollowed-out public health system faces more cuts amid virus

Hollowed-out public health system faces more cuts amid virus

Pilot project increases access to treatment for opioid use disorder in rural Colorado

Pilot project increases access to treatment for opioid use disorder in rural Colorado

Study: SNAP benefits are critical to low-income Americans

Study: SNAP benefits are critical to low-income Americans

Race, rurality play huge role in Georgia areas hardest hit by COVID-19

Race, rurality play huge role in Georgia areas hardest hit by COVID-19

Study examines statin use among nursing home residents nearing the end of life

Study examines statin use among nursing home residents nearing the end of life

Study: Linking hospital and other databases can predict risk of opioid overdoses

Study: Linking hospital and other databases can predict risk of opioid overdoses

Ghost bill: UVA siphons couple’s tax refund to pay 20-year-old medical debt

Ghost bill: UVA siphons couple’s tax refund to pay 20-year-old medical debt

COVID pandemic jeopardizes vote on Oklahoma Medicaid expansion

COVID pandemic jeopardizes vote on Oklahoma Medicaid expansion

Pandemic forced insurers to pay for in-home treatments. Will they disappear?

Pandemic forced insurers to pay for in-home treatments. Will they disappear?

California lawmakers block health care cuts

California lawmakers block health care cuts

Easy to say ‘get tested.’ Harder to do. Here’s how.

Easy to say ‘get tested.’ Harder to do. Here’s how.

As problems grow with Abbott’s fast COVID test, FDA standards are under fire

As problems grow with Abbott’s fast COVID test, FDA standards are under fire

Study: Oregon's gender-affirming health care policies are not fully realized in practice

Study: Oregon's gender-affirming health care policies are not fully realized in practice

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: SCOTUS, Trump collide over transgender rights

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: SCOTUS, Trump collide over transgender rights