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Medicaid was created to provide medical assistance and care for the financially impoverished elderly and certain other indigent individuals and low income families.  It is administered on the State level and funded by both State and federal resources.  People served by Medicaid can include the elderly, children, the disabled and low income parents.

Medicade is part of the Social Security Act administered by each State and monitored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Eligibility for and services offered by Medicade can vary from State to State.  States are not required to participate in the Medicaid program but every State has participated since the early 1980's.

Medicaid pays for the majority of residents now in all nursing homes and provides services to tens of millions of Americans.  It can amount to about one quarter of each State's budget and is growing.  The U.S. Congress has recently debated legislation to cut Medicaid funding.

Medicaid is not to be confused with Medicare which is administered by the federal government.  Medicare covers health benefits for those over 65 years of age and covers far fewer services.  Medicare is not all inclusive healthcare, as is Medicaid, and contains provisions for the payment of premiums and deductibles.


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Louisiana Medicaid Contracts Approved After Weeks Of Delays NOLA.com
NOLA.com Louisiana Medicaid contracts approved after weeks of delays NOLA.com Louisiana Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget approved 15.4 billion worth of Medicaid contracts Thursday Dec. 14 after weeks of delays due to a power struggle between the House GOP leadership and Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat. The five The Latest: Lawmakers approve 15B in Medicaid contractsWest Plains Daily Quill all 12 news articles raquo

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Crainaposs Chicago Business Rauner39s big health care headache in 2018 Medicaid. Crainaposs Chicago Business The Rauner administration projects that the new contracts could lead to an estimated 1 billion in savings over four years, largely due to insurers agreeing to be paid less by Illinois Medicaid. Overhauling managed care not only was a big policy shift

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Jackson Clarion Ledger Medicaid, costs and quality, big issue of 2018 legislative session Jackson Clarion Ledger The quotMedicaid technical amendments billquot could be the vehicle for significant changes, both for costs and quality of care. Medicaid expansion: The big impact of big part of Obamacare goin KTVQ.com Q2 Continuous News Coverage KTVQ Billings News Native Americans, low income clinics are big beneficiaries of KTVH Campaigns Present Competing Narratives On Oregon Health Care MeasureOPB News Equal Voice Newspaper all 11 news articles raquo

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Lawmakers to Reconsider 15B in Louisiana Medicaid Contracts U.S. News World Report Lawmakers to Reconsider 15B in Louisiana Medicaid Contracts. Louisiana lawmakers are scheduled to have a fourth debate on whether to approve 15.4 billion in Medicaid managed care contract extensions sought by Gov. John Bel Edwards. Dec. 14, 2017, at and more raquo

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