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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.
Affordable Care Act improves insurance coverage for people with HIV, cancer

Affordable Care Act improves insurance coverage for people with HIV, cancer

Higher risk for hospitalization among dialysis patients in communities with more Black residents

Higher risk for hospitalization among dialysis patients in communities with more Black residents

Rural seasonal workers worry about Montana Medicaid’s work requirements

Rural seasonal workers worry about Montana Medicaid’s work requirements

HIV-1 virus characteristics can predict treatment efficacy with specific antibody treatment

HIV-1 virus characteristics can predict treatment efficacy with specific antibody treatment

Regulatory change by CMS recognizes CRNAs' ability to perform pre-anesthetic assessments

Regulatory change by CMS recognizes CRNAs' ability to perform pre-anesthetic assessments

The air ambulance billed more than his surgeon did for a lung transplant

The air ambulance billed more than his surgeon did for a lung transplant

Analysis: Elizabeth Warren throws down the gauntlet

Analysis: Elizabeth Warren throws down the gauntlet

For young people with psychosis, early intervention is crucial

For young people with psychosis, early intervention is crucial

Medical providers often miss the complex social needs of frequent ED users, say researchers

Medical providers often miss the complex social needs of frequent ED users, say researchers

Affordable Care Act reduced rate of uninsured patients with head and neck cancers

Affordable Care Act reduced rate of uninsured patients with head and neck cancers

School-based telehealth program linked to reduced ED visits for children with asthma

School-based telehealth program linked to reduced ED visits for children with asthma

Record number of Legionnaires’ cases in 2018 risk lives, cause cleanup headaches

Record number of Legionnaires’ cases in 2018 risk lives, cause cleanup headaches

Return to sender: A single undeliverable letter can mean losing Medicaid

Return to sender: A single undeliverable letter can mean losing Medicaid

Obamacare’s star ratings offer a glimmer of insight ― but not for all

Obamacare’s star ratings offer a glimmer of insight ― but not for all

Grief grew into a mental health crisis and a $21,634 hospital bill

Grief grew into a mental health crisis and a $21,634 hospital bill

New study finds racial/ethnic variation in discharge destination after knee replacement surgery

New study finds racial/ethnic variation in discharge destination after knee replacement surgery

Study examines link between gift-giving and opioid prescribing by medical specialty

Study examines link between gift-giving and opioid prescribing by medical specialty

Medicare fraud and abuse associated with patient mortality, hospitalizations

Medicare fraud and abuse associated with patient mortality, hospitalizations

Wisconsin study: 3 in 5 people with Down syndrome diagnosed with dementia by age 55

Wisconsin study: 3 in 5 people with Down syndrome diagnosed with dementia by age 55

States try a gentler approach to getting Medicaid enrollees to work

States try a gentler approach to getting Medicaid enrollees to work