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Medicaid

noun Med·ic·aid \ˈme-di-ˌkād\

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

Full Definition of MEDICAID

:  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

  1. patients who are eligible for Medicaid

Origin of MEDICAID

medical aid
First Known Use: 1966

Medicaid

noun Med·ic·aid \ˈmed-i-ˌkād\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEDICAID

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

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