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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 unveils ‘skeletal’ site for hospice comparison shopping

Medicare unveils ‘skeletal’ site for hospice comparison shopping

Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom

Opioid crisis strains foster care system; programs aim to keep kids with mom

New study finds way to improve health, lower costs among Medicaid, uninsured patients

New study finds way to improve health, lower costs among Medicaid, uninsured patients

Often missing in the health care debate: Women’s voices

Often missing in the health care debate: Women’s voices

Insurers can bend out-of-network rules for patients who need specific doctors

Insurers can bend out-of-network rules for patients who need specific doctors

Experts explore ways to improve safety of care for nursing home residents with dementia

Experts explore ways to improve safety of care for nursing home residents with dementia

Climbing cost of decades-old drugs threatens to break Medicaid bank

Climbing cost of decades-old drugs threatens to break Medicaid bank

Americans eager for leaders to cooperate to make health law work

Americans eager for leaders to cooperate to make health law work

A long and winding road: Kicking heroin in an opioid ‘treatment desert’

A long and winding road: Kicking heroin in an opioid ‘treatment desert’

Obesity and depression are entwined, yet scientists don’t know why

Obesity and depression are entwined, yet scientists don’t know why

People with opioid use disorder 50% more likely to get treatment after implementation of ACA

People with opioid use disorder 50% more likely to get treatment after implementation of ACA

Routinely used hospital tool can predict poor outcomes in liver transplant recipients

Routinely used hospital tool can predict poor outcomes in liver transplant recipients

Pharmaceutical companies may have strong hold on how doctors prescribe opioids, study suggests

Pharmaceutical companies may have strong hold on how doctors prescribe opioids, study suggests

Bipartisan collaboration may pave way for better health system

Bipartisan collaboration may pave way for better health system

New water safety program streamlines processes to help healthcare providers reduce Legionella risk

New water safety program streamlines processes to help healthcare providers reduce Legionella risk

Early Start Denver Model for young children with autism results in cost savings

Early Start Denver Model for young children with autism results in cost savings

U.S. News names Roswell Park as 2017–18 Best Hospital for cancer

U.S. News names Roswell Park as 2017–18 Best Hospital for cancer

South Texas fights tuberculosis one blood test at a time

South Texas fights tuberculosis one blood test at a time

New payment formula recommends allocating health insurance dollars for vulnerable populations

New payment formula recommends allocating health insurance dollars for vulnerable populations

Cash incentives to low-income people with new health coverage can encourage primary care visits

Cash incentives to low-income people with new health coverage can encourage primary care visits