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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.
New moms latched on to remote breastfeeding help. Will demand wane as pandemic fades?

New moms latched on to remote breastfeeding help. Will demand wane as pandemic fades?

Study finds racial and ethnic disparities in post-operative breast cancer surgery outcomes

Study finds racial and ethnic disparities in post-operative breast cancer surgery outcomes

Research highlights the need to increase mental health, chemical dependency care at U.S. cancer centers

Research highlights the need to increase mental health, chemical dependency care at U.S. cancer centers

Facing recall, Newsom draws support from health care allies

Facing recall, Newsom draws support from health care allies

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Hot covid summer

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Hot covid summer

Pfizer court fight could legalize Medicare copays and unleash ‘gold rush’ in sales

Pfizer court fight could legalize Medicare copays and unleash ‘gold rush’ in sales

Women say California insurer makes it too hard to get drug for postpartum depression

Women say California insurer makes it too hard to get drug for postpartum depression

How a doctor breaks norms to treat refugees and recent immigrants

How a doctor breaks norms to treat refugees and recent immigrants

Sen. Wyden: $3.5T budget may have to trim but it can set a path to ‘ambitious goals’

Sen. Wyden: $3.5T budget may have to trim but it can set a path to ‘ambitious goals’

California makes it easier for low-income residents to get and keep free health coverage

California makes it easier for low-income residents to get and keep free health coverage

Biden’s July executive order includes drug pricing provisions. But will they do enough?

Biden’s July executive order includes drug pricing provisions. But will they do enough?

Researchers test a peer-led intervention for people struggling with serious mental illnesses

Researchers test a peer-led intervention for people struggling with serious mental illnesses

Senate Democrats’ plan boosts spending on Medicare, ACA subsidies, long-term care

Senate Democrats’ plan boosts spending on Medicare, ACA subsidies, long-term care

How ERs fail patients with addiction: One patient’s tragic death

How ERs fail patients with addiction: One patient’s tragic death

New online educational program on shared decision making in lung cancer screening

New online educational program on shared decision making in lung cancer screening

Electroconvulsive therapy may result in longer hospital stays and increased health care costs

Electroconvulsive therapy may result in longer hospital stays and increased health care costs

Analysis finds many U.S. citizen migrant children to be underinsured

Analysis finds many U.S. citizen migrant children to be underinsured

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Becerra urges Congress to expand Medicare, address Rx prices

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Becerra urges Congress to expand Medicare, address Rx prices

As Congress wrestles with plans to expand Medicare, Becerra says any one will do

As Congress wrestles with plans to expand Medicare, Becerra says any one will do

California takes a nibble at offering food stamps to undocumented immigrants

California takes a nibble at offering food stamps to undocumented immigrants