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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.
Sen. Wyden: $3.5T budget may have to trim but it can set a path to ‘ambitious goals’

Sen. Wyden: $3.5T budget may have to trim but it can set a path to ‘ambitious goals’

California makes it easier for low-income residents to get and keep free health coverage

California makes it easier for low-income residents to get and keep free health coverage

Biden’s July executive order includes drug pricing provisions. But will they do enough?

Biden’s July executive order includes drug pricing provisions. But will they do enough?

Researchers test a peer-led intervention for people struggling with serious mental illnesses

Researchers test a peer-led intervention for people struggling with serious mental illnesses

Senate Democrats’ plan boosts spending on Medicare, ACA subsidies, long-term care

Senate Democrats’ plan boosts spending on Medicare, ACA subsidies, long-term care

How ERs fail patients with addiction: One patient’s tragic death

How ERs fail patients with addiction: One patient’s tragic death

New online educational program on shared decision making in lung cancer screening

New online educational program on shared decision making in lung cancer screening

Electroconvulsive therapy may result in longer hospital stays and increased health care costs

Electroconvulsive therapy may result in longer hospital stays and increased health care costs

Analysis finds many U.S. citizen migrant children to be underinsured

Analysis finds many U.S. citizen migrant children to be underinsured

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Becerra urges Congress to expand Medicare, address Rx prices

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Becerra urges Congress to expand Medicare, address Rx prices

As Congress wrestles with plans to expand Medicare, Becerra says any one will do

As Congress wrestles with plans to expand Medicare, Becerra says any one will do

California takes a nibble at offering food stamps to undocumented immigrants

California takes a nibble at offering food stamps to undocumented immigrants

Teen volunteers get a foot in the door for nursing home careers

Teen volunteers get a foot in the door for nursing home careers

Biden is caught in the middle of polarizing abortion politics

Biden is caught in the middle of polarizing abortion politics

Why we may never know whether the $56,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug actually works

Why we may never know whether the $56,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug actually works

Effort to decipher hospital prices yields key finding: don’t try it at home

Effort to decipher hospital prices yields key finding: don’t try it at home

A family wellness check: California invests in treating parents and children together

A family wellness check: California invests in treating parents and children together

Hospitals may not be adequately prepared for the next pandemic, study finds

Hospitals may not be adequately prepared for the next pandemic, study finds

Aging immigrant population in the United States poses health policy challenges

Aging immigrant population in the United States poses health policy challenges

Rural ambulance services are in jeopardy as volunteers age and expenses mount

Rural ambulance services are in jeopardy as volunteers age and expenses mount