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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

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

  1. patients who are eligible for Medicaid



Origin of medicaid

medical aid


First Known Use: 1966


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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




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