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Medicaid

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noun Med·ic·aid \ˈme-di-ˌkād\

Simple Definition of Medicaid

  • : a government program that provides money to people who are unable to pay for regular medical care

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Medicaid

  1. :  a program of medical aid designed for those unable to afford regular medical service and financed by the state and federal governments

Examples of medicaid in a sentence

  1. patients who are eligible for Medicaid



Origin and Etymology of medicaid

medical aid


First Known Use: 1966


Medical Dictionary

Medicaid

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noun Med·ic·aid \ˈmed-i-ˌkād\

Medical Definition of Medicaid

  1. :  a program of medical aid designed for those unable to afford regular medical service and financed jointly by the state and federal governments




Law Dictionary

Medicaid

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noun Med·ic·aid \ˈme-di-ˌkād\

Legal Definition of Medicaid

  1. :  a program of medical aid designed for those unable to afford regular medical care and financed by the state and federal governments




Learn More about medicaid

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of Medicaid Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about Medicaid


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