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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.
Most youths do not get timely addiction treatment after opioid overdose

Most youths do not get timely addiction treatment after opioid overdose

Prehabilitation for surgery patients may help reduce length of hospital stay, overall costs

Prehabilitation for surgery patients may help reduce length of hospital stay, overall costs

Loopholes limit new California law to guard against lofty air ambulance bills

Loopholes limit new California law to guard against lofty air ambulance bills

Homeless Californians adapt to camp sweeps and ‘the Caltrans Shuffle’

Homeless Californians adapt to camp sweeps and ‘the Caltrans Shuffle’

Boston researchers develop novel approach to generate intestinal organoids in vitro

Boston researchers develop novel approach to generate intestinal organoids in vitro

UVA Health proposal to reduce hospital readmissions selected for national AI competition

UVA Health proposal to reduce hospital readmissions selected for national AI competition

Medicaid expansion linked to reduction in opioid overdose mortality across the U.S.

Medicaid expansion linked to reduction in opioid overdose mortality across the U.S.

High-deductible plans jeopardize financial health of patients and rural hospitals

High-deductible plans jeopardize financial health of patients and rural hospitals

Study: Opioid addiction care is scarce in Medicaid work requirement states

Study: Opioid addiction care is scarce in Medicaid work requirement states

Study examines within-hospital racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates

Study examines within-hospital racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates

Opioid addiction care is harder to access in states considering Medicaid work requirements

Opioid addiction care is harder to access in states considering Medicaid work requirements

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Democrats roll dice on SCOTUS and the ACA

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Democrats roll dice on SCOTUS and the ACA

Adequate health insurance could reduce racial outcome disparities in breast cancer

Adequate health insurance could reduce racial outcome disparities in breast cancer

Democrats press high court to make call on ACA. How it could play out at polls.

Democrats press high court to make call on ACA. How it could play out at polls.

5 things to know as California starts screening children for toxic stress

5 things to know as California starts screening children for toxic stress

Intervention for hospitalized HIV patients reduces infection rates and increases engagement in care

Intervention for hospitalized HIV patients reduces infection rates and increases engagement in care

Hospitals serving vulnerable communities may be penalized by rating system

Hospitals serving vulnerable communities may be penalized by rating system

Medicaid expansion helps people retain more stable coverage

Medicaid expansion helps people retain more stable coverage

Medicaid expansion improves postpartum coverage and use of outpatient care

Medicaid expansion improves postpartum coverage and use of outpatient care

Medicaid expansion reduces likelihood of low-income adults experiencing health status decline

Medicaid expansion reduces likelihood of low-income adults experiencing health status decline