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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 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

Fewer pregnant women in Washington are smoking

Fewer pregnant women in Washington are smoking

CMS proposed rule that would increase payments to acute care hospitals

CMS proposed rule that would increase payments to acute care hospitals

Study shows states will see an average 44 percent increase in Alzheimer’s disease by 2025

Study shows states will see an average 44 percent increase in Alzheimer’s disease by 2025

CMS announces 2005 Medicare Advantage payment rates

CMS announces 2005 Medicare Advantage payment rates

50 Fortune 500 companies join forces to give four million uninsured working Americans access to affordable health insurance

50 Fortune 500 companies join forces to give four million uninsured working Americans access to affordable health insurance

HHS pushes Medicare-approved drug discount cards on mothers day

HHS pushes Medicare-approved drug discount cards on mothers day

AIDS nursing homes to get better Medicare deal

AIDS nursing homes to get better Medicare deal

Medicare says drug discount program shows savings up to 17 percent for brand name drugs

Medicare says drug discount program shows savings up to 17 percent for brand name drugs

African American and Asian American patients are less likely than whites to turn to a medical specialist

African American and Asian American patients are less likely than whites to turn to a medical specialist

Parents who smoke at home much more likely to have children who suffer from asthma all year round

Parents who smoke at home much more likely to have children who suffer from asthma all year round