Prescription Drug Coverage Under Medicaid

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Medicaid is a joint federal-state entitlement program that pays for medical services on behalf of certain groups of low-income persons. It is the third largest social program in the federal budget, exceeded only by Social Security and Medicare and is typically the second largest spending item for states. This report discusses prescription drug policies under the program.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 12, 2004
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Hearne, Jean

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Grady, April

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 12, 2004
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Medicaid is a joint federal-state entitlement program that pays for medical services on behalf of certain groups of low-income persons. It is the third largest social program in the federal budget, exceeded only by Social Security and Medicare and is typically the second largest spending item for states. This report discusses prescription drug policies under the program.

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36 Pages.

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