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Med·i·caid

also med·i·caid  (mĕd′ĭ-kād′)
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.

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Medicaid

(ˈmɛdɪˌkeɪd)
n
(Social Welfare) US a health assistance programme financed by federal, state, and local taxes to help pay hospital and medical costs for persons of low income
[C20: medic(al) + aid]
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Med•i•caid

(ˈmɛd ɪˌkeɪd)

n.
(sometimes l.c.) a federal and state program of medical insurance for persons with very low incomes.
(medic (al) + aid]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Medicaid - health care for the needyMedicaid - health care for the needy; a federally and state-funded program
health care - social insurance for the ill and injured
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Translations

Medicaid

[ˈmɛdikeɪd] n (US)couverture maladie universelle
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Med·i·caid

n. Asistencia Médica, programa del gobierno de los Estados Unidos que provee asistencia médica a los pobres.
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In December, Bentley (http://www.businessalabama.com/Business-Alabama/December-2014/State-of-the-Uninsured/) told Business Alabama:AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA "It's not fiscally responsible to expa broken system," and that instead,AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA "I am working to make the cur Medicaid system more effective and efficient for the people currently enrolled."AaAaAeAe