medicaid medicaid  /ˈmɛ də ˌkeɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) health care for the needy; a federally and state-funded program

News

  1. Medicaid exclusion rule halts LCADA rehabilitation expansions

    LORAIN — An obscure Medicaid stipulation is holding back the expansion of Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Service’s residential rehabilitation services because it caps the maximum amount of beds available at 16 per facility.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Morning Journal

  2. Medicaid bill supporters speak out at Oakland County Board of Commissioners meeting

    With a Medicaid expansion bill on its way to a vote in the state legislature, members of the health community voiced their support for the bill during a Thursday Oakland County Board of Commissioners meeting.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. Medicaid expansion moves a step closer

     Medicaid expansion in Michigan took a big step forward Wednesday as a proposed bill passed in a house committee. It could up be for a vote in the full house as early as Thursday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC12 Mid-Michigan

Quotes

  1. "Republicans in Congress have offered legislation to reform healthcare, without shifting Medicaid costs to the states, without cutting Medicare, and without raising your taxes," McDonnell said. "We will do that by implementing common sense...
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Bob McDonnell Source: Central Florida News 13

  2. Obama said that the "outlandish rumors" include "that reform will promote euthanasia, cut Medicaid or bring about a government takeover of health care. That's simply not true."
    on Aug 9, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ShortNews.com

  3. "I will continue to aggressively lobby Kentucky's congressional delegation to make sure they understand the critical need the commonwealth has for both the Medicaid extension and unemployment assistance extension," Beshear said in a statement.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Steve Beshear Source: The Associated Press

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