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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.
Strides against HIV/AIDS falter, especially in the South, as nation battles COVID

Strides against HIV/AIDS falter, especially in the South, as nation battles COVID

Study identifies higher mortality risk for women with back pain

Study identifies higher mortality risk for women with back pain

Gender parity in orthopaedic surgery requires substantive changes to improve the current curve

Gender parity in orthopaedic surgery requires substantive changes to improve the current curve

Humana health plan overcharged Medicare by nearly $200 million, federal audit finds

Humana health plan overcharged Medicare by nearly $200 million, federal audit finds

Federal policy to improve outcomes in sepsis patients was mostly ineffective

Federal policy to improve outcomes in sepsis patients was mostly ineffective

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Pause and effect on Covid vaccines

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Pause and effect on Covid vaccines

Measurable antibody response to mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in elderly care home residents

Measurable antibody response to mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in elderly care home residents

Biden seeks $400 billion to buttress long-term care. A look at what’s at stake.

Biden seeks $400 billion to buttress long-term care. A look at what’s at stake.

FAIR Health adds new tools to support consumers as they navigate the healthcare system

FAIR Health adds new tools to support consumers as they navigate the healthcare system

Spinal fusion procedures have unacceptably low hospital “rankability"

Spinal fusion procedures have unacceptably low hospital “rankability"

‘Go ahead and vote me out’: What other places can learn from Santa Rosa’s tent city

‘Go ahead and vote me out’: What other places can learn from Santa Rosa’s tent city

Missouri ‘voted for this lie,’ says state rep trying to block Medicaid expansion

Missouri ‘voted for this lie,’ says state rep trying to block Medicaid expansion

Researchers propose new solutions to fill gaps in Medicare coverage

Researchers propose new solutions to fill gaps in Medicare coverage

Study: Alzheimer's disease treatments could reduce the financial burden to U.S. state budgets

Study: Alzheimer's disease treatments could reduce the financial burden to U.S. state budgets

Families with sick kids on Medicaid seek easier access to out-of-state hospitals

Families with sick kids on Medicaid seek easier access to out-of-state hospitals

Study shows decline in subarachnoid hemorrhage hospitalizations during COVID-19 pandemic

Study shows decline in subarachnoid hemorrhage hospitalizations during COVID-19 pandemic

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Planning for round two

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Planning for round two

New update addresses key issues in the delivery of sleep care using telemedicine

New update addresses key issues in the delivery of sleep care using telemedicine

Despite targeted efforts, racial disparities persist in rural areas

Despite targeted efforts, racial disparities persist in rural areas

Her doctor’s office moved one floor up. Her bill was 10 times higher.

Her doctor’s office moved one floor up. Her bill was 10 times higher.