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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.
Medicare Advantage overbills taxpayers by billions a year as feds struggle to stop it

Medicare Advantage overbills taxpayers by billions a year as feds struggle to stop it

Even when HIV prevention drug is covered, other costs block treatment

Even when HIV prevention drug is covered, other costs block treatment

Patients taking opioids for chronic pain could face health care access problems

Patients taking opioids for chronic pain could face health care access problems

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

New network for children and youth with special health care needs seeks to improve systems of care

DOJ lawyers try new tricks to undo Obamacare. Will it work?

DOJ lawyers try new tricks to undo Obamacare. Will it work?

Prevalence of anal cancer precursors is higher in women living with HIV than previously reported

Prevalence of anal cancer precursors is higher in women living with HIV than previously reported

Listen: Young undocumented Californians cheer promise of health benefits

Listen: Young undocumented Californians cheer promise of health benefits

Biden calling ACA ‘breakthrough’ for mental health parity highlights gaps

Biden calling ACA ‘breakthrough’ for mental health parity highlights gaps

Many patients remain uninsured after ACA implementation

Many patients remain uninsured after ACA implementation

Using Obamacare authority, Trump aims to shift dialysis care to patients’ homes

Using Obamacare authority, Trump aims to shift dialysis care to patients’ homes

Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic

Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic

Subclinical cardiovascular disease linked to higher risk of falling in older adults

Subclinical cardiovascular disease linked to higher risk of falling in older adults

How to get a cheaper prescription before leaving the doctor’s office

How to get a cheaper prescription before leaving the doctor’s office

Medi-Cal enrollment among immigrant kids stalls, then falls. Is fear to blame?

Medi-Cal enrollment among immigrant kids stalls, then falls. Is fear to blame?

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: All about ‘Medicare for All’

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: All about ‘Medicare for All’

Study paints clear picture of the staffing levels of nurses at nursing homes

Study paints clear picture of the staffing levels of nurses at nursing homes

Concurrent use of benzodiazepine and opioids complicates neonatal abstinence syndrome

Concurrent use of benzodiazepine and opioids complicates neonatal abstinence syndrome

State lawmakers eye federal dollars to boost mental health counseling by peers

State lawmakers eye federal dollars to boost mental health counseling by peers

Ambulance dispatches for minor injuries soar after ACA expansion

Ambulance dispatches for minor injuries soar after ACA expansion

Opioids are major cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Utah

Opioids are major cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Utah