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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.
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

AMA survey shows Americans happy to increase state alcohol taxes

AMA survey shows Americans happy to increase state alcohol taxes

Schering-Plough Corporation settles with $27 million to the State of Texas

Schering-Plough Corporation settles with $27 million to the State of Texas

America’s Health Insurance Plans to provide drug discount cards to Medicare beneficiaries

America’s Health Insurance Plans to provide drug discount cards to Medicare beneficiaries

Pharmacy Care Alliance set to begin marketing to Medicare beneficiaries

Pharmacy Care Alliance set to begin marketing to Medicare beneficiaries

Medicare drug discount cards now available

Medicare drug discount cards now available

76 percent of Medicare beneficiaries believe the Medicare drug discount cards are a good idea

76 percent of Medicare beneficiaries believe the Medicare drug discount cards are a good idea

Family-based diabetes self-management leads to better health

Family-based diabetes self-management leads to better health

University of Washington's physician practice plans have reached a settlement with the federal government

University of Washington's physician practice plans have reached a settlement with the federal government

Bush on healthcare

Bush on healthcare

New medicare website shows inaccurate pricing

New medicare website shows inaccurate pricing

Elderly black male cancer patients stay in hospital longer than white

Elderly black male cancer patients stay in hospital longer than white

Education campaign to inform people with Medicare about the new prescription drug savings

Education campaign to inform people with Medicare about the new prescription drug savings

Upsurge in people with mental illness seeking treatment in emergency departments is taking toll on patient care

Upsurge in people with mental illness seeking treatment in emergency departments is taking toll on patient care

New steps to prevent drug card fraud

New steps to prevent drug card fraud

Prominent ASTRO member appointed to APC panel

Prominent ASTRO member appointed to APC panel

HHS approves first-ever multi-state purchasing pools for Medicaid drug programs

HHS approves first-ever multi-state purchasing pools for Medicaid drug programs