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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.
Study finds increasing rate of hospitalizations among homeless individuals

Study finds increasing rate of hospitalizations among homeless individuals

Community Health Choice helps manage complex and chronic care conditions

Community Health Choice helps manage complex and chronic care conditions

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Insurance enrollment is lagging — and there are lots of reasons why

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Insurance enrollment is lagging — and there are lots of reasons why

For the asking, a check is in the mail to help pay for costly drugs

For the asking, a check is in the mail to help pay for costly drugs

Findings reinforce guidelines for cautious use of antipsychotics in younger populations

Findings reinforce guidelines for cautious use of antipsychotics in younger populations

FSU study finds racial disparity among adolescents receiving flu vaccine

FSU study finds racial disparity among adolescents receiving flu vaccine

Optum, UnitedHealthcare take action to help people affected by North Carolina winter storms

Optum, UnitedHealthcare take action to help people affected by North Carolina winter storms

Researchers compare health outcomes for VA and non-VA hospitals

Researchers compare health outcomes for VA and non-VA hospitals

Need health insurance? The deadline is Dec. 15

Need health insurance? The deadline is Dec. 15

More than half of California nursing homes balk at stricter staffing rules

More than half of California nursing homes balk at stricter staffing rules

People covered by Michigan's expanded Medicaid program report improvements in health, finds study

People covered by Michigan's expanded Medicaid program report improvements in health, finds study

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Is health spending the next big political issue?

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Is health spending the next big political issue?

Lymph node ratio could predict survival in patients with oral cavity cancer

Lymph node ratio could predict survival in patients with oral cavity cancer

Low-income women in Texas are not receiving contraception after childbirth, study shows

Low-income women in Texas are not receiving contraception after childbirth, study shows

Proton pump inhibitors in combination with oral anticoagulants reduce GI bleeding risk

Proton pump inhibitors in combination with oral anticoagulants reduce GI bleeding risk

Medicare cuts payments to nursing homes whose patients keep ending up in hospital

Medicare cuts payments to nursing homes whose patients keep ending up in hospital

Study reveals significant increase in hospitalization rates among homeless adults

Study reveals significant increase in hospitalization rates among homeless adults

Short on federal funding, Obamacare enrollment navigators switch tactics

Short on federal funding, Obamacare enrollment navigators switch tactics

Is Trump pushing health insurance innovation or an ACA rollback?

Is Trump pushing health insurance innovation or an ACA rollback?

Under Trump, number of uninsured kids rose for first time this decade

Under Trump, number of uninsured kids rose for first time this decade