American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. 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.
- n. US government system for providing medical assistance to persons unable to afford medical treatments.
- Blend of medical and aid (Wiktionary)
- medic(al) + aid. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Eighty-three percent of every dollar in Medicaid is spent on chronic disease and 99 percent in Medicare.”
“State participation in Medicaid is voluntary; however, all states have participated since 1982 when Arizona formed its Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) program.”
“- The share of low-income individuals enrolled in Medicaid is lower than in all but five other states.”
““… share of low-income individuals enrolled in Medicaid is lower …””
“Medicaid is state administered and among the first things to get cut when they have a budget problem.”
“Medicaid is now a mix of public and private insurance.”
“At the same time, however, Medicaid is being privatized and contracted out to for-profit insurers at rapid speed, despite warnings by the Government Accountability Office about misspending billions of public dollars.”
“On October 14, Armenian gangsters were indicted by federal grand juries for allegedly perpetrating the largest fraud in Medicaid's 45-year history, a sophisticated variation of the 1963 Great Train Robbery in England.”
“If fraud is costing 900 billion dollars in Medicaid and Medicare.”
“Maryland's Department of Juvenile Services did not consistently implement or review treatment plans for its young charges, according to an audit released Wednesday, a failure that cost the state $3 million in Medicaid money at a time when officials were cutting programs to close budget gaps," writes The Baltimore Sun's Julie Bykowicz.”
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