Medicaid: A Primer

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This report describes the basic elements of Medicaid, focusing on federal rules governing who is eligible, what services are covered, how the program is financed and how beneficiaries share in the cost, how providers are paid, and the role of special waivers in expanding eligibility and modifying benefits.

Creator(s): Herz, Elicia J
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 19, 2005
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Herz, Elicia J

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: December 19, 2005
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Description:

This report describes the basic elements of Medicaid, focusing on federal rules governing who is eligible, what services are covered, how the program is financed and how beneficiaries share in the cost, how providers are paid, and the role of special waivers in expanding eligibility and modifying benefits.

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16 pages.

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