Also permanent, the stricter regulations and controls upon how the states spend those Medicaid dollars.
But we are fighting for Medicaid, Medicare, health care, education, jobs, helping old folks.
If you wanted a program to cure depression, Medicaid is probably not what you'd design.
Other states have frozen already-low Medicaid provider payments or have taken other steps that limit access to services.
It means that Medicaid had no statistically significant effect on three major health markers during a two-year study.
The irony of course is that Medicaid is a poorly structured program that delivers notoriously disappointing results.
A state representative in Florida asked, “What can local officials do in states that have not expanded 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.
But we must not abandon our fundamental obligations to the people who need Medicare and Medicaid.
Medicaid Med·i·caid or med·i·caid (měd'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.
A state and federally funded program that reimburses healthcare providers for care given to qualifying people who cannot pay for their medical expenses.