Center for Health Policy and Research (CHPR) Publications

Title

Medicaid

UMMS Affiliation

Center for Health Policy and Research; Meyers Primary Care Institute; Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Date

3-3-2012

Document Type

Other

Medical Subject Headings

Medicaid

Disciplines

Health and Medical Administration | Health Economics | Health Services Administration

Abstract

Summary: This topic reviews Medicaid. Medicaid is a publicly funded insurance in the United States that provides medical assistance for individuals and families with low incomes and resources. This entitlement program, known as Title XIX of the Social Security Act, was enacted in 1965. The Medicaid program is a federal and state partnership administered at the state level.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Baldor, R., & Tutty, M. (2012). Medicaid. UpToDate, Topic 2775, Version 5.0.

Comments

Information in this record reflects the version accessed December 12, 2012: "Literature review current through: Nov 2012. | This topic last updated: Mar 13, 2012."