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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.
Did your health plan rip off Medicare?

Did your health plan rip off Medicare?

California’s resolve questioned after it grants Medi-Cal contract concessions

California’s resolve questioned after it grants Medi-Cal contract concessions

Research sheds light on opportunities and constraints in self-directed care during the pandemic

Research sheds light on opportunities and constraints in self-directed care during the pandemic

Wave of rural nursing home closures grows amid staffing crunch

Wave of rural nursing home closures grows amid staffing crunch

Unmet needs: Critics cite failures in health care for vulnerable foster children

Unmet needs: Critics cite failures in health care for vulnerable foster children

As states seek to limit abortions, Montana wants to redefine what is medically necessary

As states seek to limit abortions, Montana wants to redefine what is medically necessary

Abortion debate ramps up in states as Congress deadlocks

Abortion debate ramps up in states as Congress deadlocks

More people with schizophrenia have health insurance after the implementation of Obamacare

More people with schizophrenia have health insurance after the implementation of Obamacare

Luring out-of-state professionals is just the first step in solving Montana’s health worker shortage

Luring out-of-state professionals is just the first step in solving Montana’s health worker shortage

As US bumps against debt ceiling, Medicare becomes a bargaining chip

As US bumps against debt ceiling, Medicare becomes a bargaining chip

Numbers don’t lie. Biden kept his promise on improving Obamacare.

Numbers don’t lie. Biden kept his promise on improving Obamacare.

Ask voters directly, and abortion rights wins most ballot fights

Ask voters directly, and abortion rights wins most ballot fights

Ending involuntary commitments would shift burden of dementia care to strapped communities

Ending involuntary commitments would shift burden of dementia care to strapped communities

Medicare policy change may lead to increased inequities in access to heart transplants

Medicare policy change may lead to increased inequities in access to heart transplants

The decision of where to seek care is complicated by the multitude of options

The decision of where to seek care is complicated by the multitude of options

Medicaid expansion led to improved postpartum health for low-income birthing people

Medicaid expansion led to improved postpartum health for low-income birthing people

Food-insecure families have higher health care expenditures, study shows

Food-insecure families have higher health care expenditures, study shows

Medicaid and abortion top health agenda for Montana lawmakers

Medicaid and abortion top health agenda for Montana lawmakers

California Senate’s new health chair to prioritize mental health and homelessness

California Senate’s new health chair to prioritize mental health and homelessness

NY docs are now required to prescribe naloxone to some patients on opioid painkillers

NY docs are now required to prescribe naloxone to some patients on opioid painkillers