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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.
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

Teen volunteers get a foot in the door for nursing home careers

Teen volunteers get a foot in the door for nursing home careers

Biden is caught in the middle of polarizing abortion politics

Biden is caught in the middle of polarizing abortion politics

Why we may never know whether the $56,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug actually works

Why we may never know whether the $56,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug actually works

Effort to decipher hospital prices yields key finding: don’t try it at home

Effort to decipher hospital prices yields key finding: don’t try it at home

A family wellness check: California invests in treating parents and children together

A family wellness check: California invests in treating parents and children together

Hospitals may not be adequately prepared for the next pandemic, study finds

Hospitals may not be adequately prepared for the next pandemic, study finds

Aging immigrant population in the United States poses health policy challenges

Aging immigrant population in the United States poses health policy challenges

Rural ambulance services are in jeopardy as volunteers age and expenses mount

Rural ambulance services are in jeopardy as volunteers age and expenses mount

Hospital prices must now be transparent. For many consumers, They’re still anyone’s guess.

Hospital prices must now be transparent. For many consumers, They’re still anyone’s guess.

California lawmakers push feds to allow a therapy that pays meth users to abstain

California lawmakers push feds to allow a therapy that pays meth users to abstain

Study shows persistent socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic segregation in safety-net hospitals

Study shows persistent socioeconomic, racial, and ethnic segregation in safety-net hospitals

Desperate for home care, seniors often wait months with workers in short supply

Desperate for home care, seniors often wait months with workers in short supply

Many women perceive financial barriers to cervical cancer screening

Many women perceive financial barriers to cervical cancer screening

Biden quietly transforms Medicaid safety net

Biden quietly transforms Medicaid safety net

At Texas border, pandemic’s high toll lays bare gaps in health and insurance

At Texas border, pandemic’s high toll lays bare gaps in health and insurance

Health care leaders call for action to prevent non-ventilator-associated, hospital-acquired pneumonia

Health care leaders call for action to prevent non-ventilator-associated, hospital-acquired pneumonia

Hospitals, insurers invest big dollars to tackle patients’ social needs

Hospitals, insurers invest big dollars to tackle patients’ social needs