Medicaid

noun
Med·​ic·​aid | \ ˈme-di-ˌkād How to pronounce Medicaid (audio) \

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 in a Sentence

patients who are eligible for Medicaid

First Known Use of Medicaid

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Medicaid

medical aid

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The first known use of Medicaid was in 1966

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“Medicaid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Medicaid. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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Medicaid

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Medicaid

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

Medicaid

noun
Med·​ic·​aid | \ ˈmed-i-ˌkād How to pronounce Medicaid (audio) \

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

Medicaid

noun
Med·​ic·​aid | \ ˈme-di-ˌkād How to pronounce Medicaid (audio) \

Legal Definition of Medicaid

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

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