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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.
Undocumented immigrants have comparable transplant survival rates to U.S. citizens

Undocumented immigrants have comparable transplant survival rates to U.S. citizens

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Tennessee seeks Medicaid changes

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Tennessee seeks Medicaid changes

New study assesses the prevalence of screening for social needs

New study assesses the prevalence of screening for social needs

Alarming number of life-threatening heart infections related to drug abuse

Alarming number of life-threatening heart infections related to drug abuse

Voices: How should California address the needs of its aging population?

Voices: How should California address the needs of its aging population?

New study identifies focus points to prevent opioid overdose deaths

New study identifies focus points to prevent opioid overdose deaths

Do 50 million people really lose health coverage each year because of their jobs?

Do 50 million people really lose health coverage each year because of their jobs?

Long acting reversible contraceptives placed on same day could cut costs

Long acting reversible contraceptives placed on same day could cut costs

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Despite booming economy, uninsured rate ticks up

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Despite booming economy, uninsured rate ticks up

Trump administration's 'public charge' rule jeopardizes health care

Trump administration's 'public charge' rule jeopardizes health care

Reducing opioid overdose risk in incarcerated women after prison release

Reducing opioid overdose risk in incarcerated women after prison release

Number of Americans without insurance rises in 2018

Number of Americans without insurance rises in 2018

Millions of diabetes patients are missing out on Medicare’s nutrition help

Millions of diabetes patients are missing out on Medicare’s nutrition help

Study shows large differences in ED and hospital destinations of minority patients

Study shows large differences in ED and hospital destinations of minority patients

How political maneuvering derailed a red state’s path to Medicaid expansion

How political maneuvering derailed a red state’s path to Medicaid expansion

Physician-hospital integration increases health care costs, study shows

Physician-hospital integration increases health care costs, study shows

Cancer patients with low income and no insurance see fewer trial benefits

Cancer patients with low income and no insurance see fewer trial benefits

Sepsis care quality improvement program saves lives and reduces healthcare costs

Sepsis care quality improvement program saves lives and reduces healthcare costs

Study aims to achieve earlier diagnosis of ATTR cardiac amyloidosis in minority populations

Study aims to achieve earlier diagnosis of ATTR cardiac amyloidosis in minority populations

A young woman, a wheelchair and the fight to take her place at Stanford

A young woman, a wheelchair and the fight to take her place at Stanford