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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.
BMC develops EHR-based screener to address patients' unmet social needs

BMC develops EHR-based screener to address patients' unmet social needs

‘Sham’ sharing ministries test faith of patients and insurance regulators

‘Sham’ sharing ministries test faith of patients and insurance regulators

As ER wait times grow, more patients leave against medical advice

As ER wait times grow, more patients leave against medical advice

How to find and use new federal ratings for rehab services at nursing homes

How to find and use new federal ratings for rehab services at nursing homes

Exploring the contributions of health care to longevity

Exploring the contributions of health care to longevity

Study finds persistently high rate of long-term opioid prescribing for older cancer survivors

Study finds persistently high rate of long-term opioid prescribing for older cancer survivors

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Newsom changes course on plan to pay for immigrant health coverage

Newsom changes course on plan to pay for immigrant health coverage

How Obamacare, Medicare and ‘Medicare for All’ muddy the campaign trail

How Obamacare, Medicare and ‘Medicare for All’ muddy the campaign trail

First milk expression within 8 hours related to lactation success for very low-birth-weight infants

First milk expression within 8 hours related to lactation success for very low-birth-weight infants

Opioid overdose found to be most common cause of pregnancy-associated death in new moms

Opioid overdose found to be most common cause of pregnancy-associated death in new moms

Addiction medicine mostly prescribed to whites, even as opioid deaths rose among blacks

Addiction medicine mostly prescribed to whites, even as opioid deaths rose among blacks

A plan to cover immigrants would divert public health dollars

A plan to cover immigrants would divert public health dollars

Patients of Medicare providers excluded for fraud and abuse more likely to be minorities, disabled

Patients of Medicare providers excluded for fraud and abuse more likely to be minorities, disabled

Study: Few patients at high risk of opioid overdose receive naloxone prescriptions

Study: Few patients at high risk of opioid overdose receive naloxone prescriptions

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Bye-bye, ACA, and hello ‘Medicare-for-all’?

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Bye-bye, ACA, and hello ‘Medicare-for-all’?

CBO’s report on single-payer health care holds more questions than answers

CBO’s report on single-payer health care holds more questions than answers

Low-income patients at increased risk of catastrophic amputation after knee joint replacement

Low-income patients at increased risk of catastrophic amputation after knee joint replacement

SLU study suggests a more equitable way for Medicare reimbursement

SLU study suggests a more equitable way for Medicare reimbursement

Adoption of new rules drops readmission penalties against safety net hospitals

Adoption of new rules drops readmission penalties against safety net hospitals