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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.
UMass Amherst researcher receives NIH grant to study the impact of ACOs on asthma care for children

UMass Amherst researcher receives NIH grant to study the impact of ACOs on asthma care for children

Zooming into the statehouse: Nursing home residents use new digital skills to push for changes

Zooming into the statehouse: Nursing home residents use new digital skills to push for changes

Youth with a history of foster care have less access to oral health care

Youth with a history of foster care have less access to oral health care

Majority of women do not meet criteria for cervical cancer screening exit

Majority of women do not meet criteria for cervical cancer screening exit

With restrictions tightening elsewhere, California moves to make abortion cheaper

With restrictions tightening elsewhere, California moves to make abortion cheaper

Covid was a tipping point for telehealth. If some have their way, Virtual visits are here to stay.

Covid was a tipping point for telehealth. If some have their way, Virtual visits are here to stay.

Researchers analyze transparency, variation of payer-negotiated prices for thyroid cancer treatment

Researchers analyze transparency, variation of payer-negotiated prices for thyroid cancer treatment

Newsom wants to spend millions on the health of low-income mothers and their babies

Newsom wants to spend millions on the health of low-income mothers and their babies

Many new moms get kicked off Medicaid 2 months after giving birth. Illinois will change that.

Many new moms get kicked off Medicaid 2 months after giving birth. Illinois will change that.

Expanding insurance coverage is top priority for new Medicare-Medicaid chief

Expanding insurance coverage is top priority for new Medicare-Medicaid chief

Biden administration signals it’s in no rush to allow Canadian drug imports

Biden administration signals it’s in no rush to allow Canadian drug imports

In California, nursing home owners can operate after they’re denied a license

In California, nursing home owners can operate after they’re denied a license

Caring for an aging nation

Caring for an aging nation

KHN’s ‘what the health?’: The return of the public option

KHN’s ‘what the health?’: The return of the public option

Enough to wreck their rest: $10,322 for a sleep study

Enough to wreck their rest: $10,322 for a sleep study

Colorado lawmakers wage multifront assault on high drug costs

Colorado lawmakers wage multifront assault on high drug costs

Colorado will pay hospitals to close expensive free-standing ERs

Colorado will pay hospitals to close expensive free-standing ERs

As pandemic eases, many seniors have lost strength, may need rehabilitative services

As pandemic eases, many seniors have lost strength, may need rehabilitative services

Medicaid-Medicare partnership could cover lifesaving medications for hepatitis C

Medicaid-Medicare partnership could cover lifesaving medications for hepatitis C

Medicare negotiation could save billions of dollars in lower commercial health insurance costs by 2030

Medicare negotiation could save billions of dollars in lower commercial health insurance costs by 2030