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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.
HHS urges people to sign up for Medicare-approved drug discount cards

HHS urges people to sign up for Medicare-approved drug discount cards

Prescribing ACE inhibitors to in-patients is important, but outpatients need ongoing support

Prescribing ACE inhibitors to in-patients is important, but outpatients need ongoing support

Tobacco use and obesity more common among less educated and lowest income Americans

Tobacco use and obesity more common among less educated and lowest income Americans

Obesity affects women's employment success

Obesity affects women's employment success

17,000 immigrant children and parents in Washington state have lost public health coverage

17,000 immigrant children and parents in Washington state have lost public health coverage

People in Michigan with low incomes may be more likely to develop brain cancer

People in Michigan with low incomes may be more likely to develop brain cancer

People with low incomes are more likely to develop brain cancer

People with low incomes are more likely to develop brain cancer

Medicare Drug Discount Card pricing is lower than internet and mail-order pharmacy prices

Medicare Drug Discount Card pricing is lower than internet and mail-order pharmacy prices

Statewide education organizations weigh-in on Medicaid lawsuit against ODJFS

Statewide education organizations weigh-in on Medicaid lawsuit against ODJFS

CMS announces jump in number of hospitals reporting quality care data

CMS announces jump in number of hospitals reporting quality care data

HHS creates task force to encourage medical technology innovation

HHS creates task force to encourage medical technology innovation

$600 credit and discounts help low income Medicare beneficiaries

$600 credit and discounts help low income Medicare beneficiaries

CMS to take steps to protect the Medicare-approved Discount Drug Card Program from fraud

CMS to take steps to protect the Medicare-approved Discount Drug Card Program from fraud

CMS will undertake pilot program to determine the effectiveness of the voluntary compliance programs used by many hospitals

CMS will undertake pilot program to determine the effectiveness of the voluntary compliance programs used by many hospitals

HHS launches new web pilot project for consumer health information

HHS launches new web pilot project for consumer health information

The federal government should expand its role in the financing of HIV/AIDS treatment for low-income Americans

The federal government should expand its role in the financing of HIV/AIDS treatment for low-income Americans

Poll finds alcohol and drug addiction has impacted the lives of 63 percent of Americans

Poll finds alcohol and drug addiction has impacted the lives of 63 percent of Americans

Medicare drug discount cards continue to drop prices

Medicare drug discount cards continue to drop prices

John Kerry says families are being squeezed by the high cost of health care

John Kerry says families are being squeezed by the high cost of health care

Thoratec gets FDA approval for increased enrollment and Medicare expansion for heart pump

Thoratec gets FDA approval for increased enrollment and Medicare expansion for heart pump