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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.
Despite GOP efforts to corral Medicaid spending, states expand benefits

Despite GOP efforts to corral Medicaid spending, states expand benefits

New study shows possibility of battling opioid addiction in primary care

New study shows possibility of battling opioid addiction in primary care

On back roads of Appalachia’s coal country, mental health services are as rare as jobs

On back roads of Appalachia’s coal country, mental health services are as rare as jobs

Cascade of costs could push new gene therapy above $1 million per patient

Cascade of costs could push new gene therapy above $1 million per patient

Factors associated with disparities in breast cancer survival studied

Factors associated with disparities in breast cancer survival studied

The storm has passed, but Puerto Rico’s health faces prolonged recovery

The storm has passed, but Puerto Rico’s health faces prolonged recovery

Trump signs executive order making changes to current health insurance scene

Trump signs executive order making changes to current health insurance scene

Social security giveth, medical costs taketh away

Social security giveth, medical costs taketh away

California slaps surcharge on ACA plans as Trump remains coy on subsidies

California slaps surcharge on ACA plans as Trump remains coy on subsidies

Medicare plans place few restrictions on coverage of prescription opioids, Yale study finds

Medicare plans place few restrictions on coverage of prescription opioids, Yale study finds

Shifting toward novel pricing models that closely link drug's price to its value

Shifting toward novel pricing models that closely link drug's price to its value

Training new doctors right where they’re needed

Training new doctors right where they’re needed

Patients, health insurers challenge Iowa’s privatized Medicaid

Patients, health insurers challenge Iowa’s privatized Medicaid

Increased fFN testing could help provide better care for women with symptoms of preterm labor

Increased fFN testing could help provide better care for women with symptoms of preterm labor

Study finds wide racial gap in access to cancer surgery after NY State Medicaid expansion

Study finds wide racial gap in access to cancer surgery after NY State Medicaid expansion

Despite boost in social security, rising Medicare Part B costs leave seniors in bind

Despite boost in social security, rising Medicare Part B costs leave seniors in bind

Low-cost, high-volume services contribute the most to unnecessary health spending, study suggests

Low-cost, high-volume services contribute the most to unnecessary health spending, study suggests

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Moms of children with rare genetic illness push for wider newborn screening

Public health efforts should focus on early treatment of facial cellulitis, study says

Public health efforts should focus on early treatment of facial cellulitis, study says

Medicaid patients with melanoma more likely to experience surgical treatment delays

Medicaid patients with melanoma more likely to experience surgical treatment delays