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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.
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

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The ACA lives

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The ACA lives

UofSC researcher to examine the effectiveness of Medicaid-covered alcohol use disorder treatment

UofSC researcher to examine the effectiveness of Medicaid-covered alcohol use disorder treatment

Pandemic swells Medicaid enrollment to record 80 million people

Pandemic swells Medicaid enrollment to record 80 million people

Device makers have funneled billions to orthopedic surgeons who use their products

Device makers have funneled billions to orthopedic surgeons who use their products

Different comorbid conditions in COVID-19 patients can impact outcomes of positive PCR test results

Different comorbid conditions in COVID-19 patients can impact outcomes of positive PCR test results

LSU Health New Orleans Nursing receives HRSA grant to improve mental and behavioral health care

LSU Health New Orleans Nursing receives HRSA grant to improve mental and behavioral health care

In mental health crises, a 911 call now brings a mixed team of helpers — and maybe no cops

In mental health crises, a 911 call now brings a mixed team of helpers — and maybe no cops