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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.
Prenatal marijuana use linked to increased chance of low birth weights

Prenatal marijuana use linked to increased chance of low birth weights

New imaging technology to effectively screen for colorectal cancer among young adults

New imaging technology to effectively screen for colorectal cancer among young adults

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Nothing in health care ever goes away

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Nothing in health care ever goes away

Teva and Procter & Gamble Company terminate PGT Healthcare partnership

Teva and Procter & Gamble Company terminate PGT Healthcare partnership

Experts propose new solutions to increase benefit, affordability of targeted cancer medicines

Experts propose new solutions to increase benefit, affordability of targeted cancer medicines

New automated text messaging service may help combat opioid epidemic

New automated text messaging service may help combat opioid epidemic

Study reports decreasing rates of liver transplantation among HCC patients in the U.S.

Study reports decreasing rates of liver transplantation among HCC patients in the U.S.

PrEP campaign aims to block HIV infection and save lives in D.C.

PrEP campaign aims to block HIV infection and save lives in D.C.

CReM researchers optimize process to engineer disease- or patient-specific lung stem cells

CReM researchers optimize process to engineer disease- or patient-specific lung stem cells

A tale of two CT scanners — one richer, one poorer

A tale of two CT scanners — one richer, one poorer

Atlanta struggles to meet MLK’s legacy on health care

Atlanta struggles to meet MLK’s legacy on health care

Medicare Advantage plans cleared to go beyond medical coverage — even groceries

Medicare Advantage plans cleared to go beyond medical coverage — even groceries

Don’t get tripped up by the IRS’ tweak to health savings accounts

Don’t get tripped up by the IRS’ tweak to health savings accounts

Medicaid minus stigma: In Indian country, it’s part of the fabric of life

Medicaid minus stigma: In Indian country, it’s part of the fabric of life

Time’s running out: The frail in Puerto Rico face end of hurricane relief programs

Time’s running out: The frail in Puerto Rico face end of hurricane relief programs

Plastic surgery done in developing countries can carry substantial risks of complications

Plastic surgery done in developing countries can carry substantial risks of complications

Pitt scientists develop new emergency and trauma care referral map to improve health care quality

Pitt scientists develop new emergency and trauma care referral map to improve health care quality

Testosterone therapy not linked to rise in estrogen levels among transgender men

Testosterone therapy not linked to rise in estrogen levels among transgender men

Medicare metrics may not completely reflect hospital quality for readmissions

Medicare metrics may not completely reflect hospital quality for readmissions

States extend Medicaid for birth control, cutting costs — and future enrollment

States extend Medicaid for birth control, cutting costs — and future enrollment