Medicaid meaning

mĕd'ĭ-kād'
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 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 public health program through which certain medical and hospital expenses of those having no income, or a low income, are paid for from state and federal funds.
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Origin of medicaid

  • medic(al) aid
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition