- a U.S. government program, financed by federal, state, and local funds, of hospitalization and medical insurance for persons of all ages within certain income limits.
Origin of Medicaid
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Examples from the Web for medicaid
Now that I am free, I have Medicaid and doctors no longer assume I am malingering.A Million Ways to Die in Prison
December 8, 2014
Medicaid is required to cover people in skilled nursing facilities, that is, institutions.
However, since he was living at home, our income and assets disqualified him from SSI and Medicaid.
As of 2012, there are over 523,000 people across the country on Medicaid waiver lists; over 309,000 of those people have I/DD.
More importantly, Medicaid served as a secondary insurance to his primary insurance.
But we must not abandon our fundamental obligations to the people who need Medicare and Medicaid.
This plan will balance the budget and invest in our people while protecting Medicare, Medicaid, education and the environment.
Social Security and Medicare and Medicaid are commitments of conscience, and so it is our duty to keep them permanently sound.State of the Union Addresses of George W. Bush
George W. Bush
- US a health assistance programme financed by federal, state, and local taxes to help pay hospital and medical costs for persons of low income
C20: medic (al) + aid
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Word Origin and History for medicaid
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- A program in the United States, jointly funded by the states and the federal government, that reimburses hospitals and physicians for providing care to qualifying people who cannot finance their own medical expenses.
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A state and federally funded program that reimburses healthcare providers for care given to qualifying people who cannot pay for their medical expenses.
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