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.
- Compare Medicare.
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How to use Medicaid in a sentence
For people who rely solely on Medicare or Medicaid, or don’t even have health insurance, these are the only places where they can afford to see a doctor.
Among those suggestions was making Housing Choice Vouchers an entitlement benefit, akin to Medicaid and Social Security.Millions of Tenants Behind on Rent, Small Landlords Struggling, Eviction Moratoriums Expiring Soon: Inside the Next Housing Crisis | Abby Vesoulis/Seattle | February 18, 2021 | Time
In fact, in a 2019 article I co-authored with then-University of Pennsylvania researcher Kalind Parish, we found that poorer residents in states where Medicaid had been expanded were notably more supportive of the ACA after its implementation.The Democrats Have An Ambitious Agenda. Here’s What They Should Learn From Obamacare. | Dan Hopkins | February 17, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
Republicans control the governments in most states that have not expanded Medicaid, and even the three states with Democratic governors have to contend with Republican-led legislatures.Democrats' Push to Expand Medicaid Depends on Red States Taking the Bait | Abigail Abrams | February 14, 2021 | Time
He pointed out that the state’s 2018 expansion of Medicaid coverage help more Virginians be able to afford health care prior to the pandemic.Northam cites nondiscrimination law in State of the Commonwealth address | Philip Van Slooten | January 14, 2021 | Washington Blade
Now that I am free, I have Medicaid and doctors no longer assume I am malingering.
Medicaid is required to cover people in skilled nursing facilities, that is, institutions.
More importantly, Medicaid served as a secondary insurance to his primary insurance.
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.
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
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.
British Dictionary definitions for Medicaid
US a health assistance programme financed by federal, state, and local taxes to help pay hospital and medical costs for persons of low income
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Cultural definitions for Medicaid
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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