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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.
Coronavirus patients caught in conflict between hospital and nursing homes

Coronavirus patients caught in conflict between hospital and nursing homes

Federal judge rules Medicare patients can challenge ‘observation care’ status

Federal judge rules Medicare patients can challenge ‘observation care’ status

Under financial strain, community health centers ramp up coronavirus response

Under financial strain, community health centers ramp up coronavirus response

California isn’t testing enough children for lead, prompting legislation

California isn’t testing enough children for lead, prompting legislation

Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

AGS reinforces the need for medical supplies, telehealth in COVID-19 response to Congress

AGS reinforces the need for medical supplies, telehealth in COVID-19 response to Congress

More mental health care utilization reduces odds of suicide among youths, study finds

More mental health care utilization reduces odds of suicide among youths, study finds

Some hospitals continue with elective surgeries despite COVID-19 crisis

Some hospitals continue with elective surgeries despite COVID-19 crisis

Hoping that insurance expansion will help tamp outbreak, 9 states reopen marketplaces

Hoping that insurance expansion will help tamp outbreak, 9 states reopen marketplaces

As coronavirus spreads widely, millions of older Americans live in counties with no ICU beds

As coronavirus spreads widely, millions of older Americans live in counties with no ICU beds

Sebelius, looking back at ACA, says the country’s never ‘seen this kind of battle’

Sebelius, looking back at ACA, says the country’s never ‘seen this kind of battle’

Patient navigators reduce ER visits, hospitalization for high consumers of health care

Patient navigators reduce ER visits, hospitalization for high consumers of health care

Pediatrician uses her 'trusted voice' to underscore the importance of Census

Pediatrician uses her 'trusted voice' to underscore the importance of Census

Trump wrongly said health insurers will pay for all coronavirus treatment

Trump wrongly said health insurers will pay for all coronavirus treatment

Striking health inequities between dually enrolled and nondually enrolled older Medicare beneficiaries

Striking health inequities between dually enrolled and nondually enrolled older Medicare beneficiaries

VCU Health halts 30-year campaign that seized patients’ wages, put liens on homes

VCU Health halts 30-year campaign that seized patients’ wages, put liens on homes

FAIR Health launches website feature to aid shared decision making for palliative care

FAIR Health launches website feature to aid shared decision making for palliative care

New federal rules will let patients put medical records on smartphones

New federal rules will let patients put medical records on smartphones

Pence leaves out key details about health coverage of coronavirus testing

Pence leaves out key details about health coverage of coronavirus testing

With coronavirus lurking, conferences wrestle with whether to cancel

With coronavirus lurking, conferences wrestle with whether to cancel