Category: Medicare & Medicaid

January 16, 2020 Aaron Helmbrecht

Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that funds health care services on a means-tested basis for eligible low-income Americans. Although states must operate within certain federal requirements, each state sets its own Medicaid regulations, including qualifications for benefits, benefits provided, and reimbursement rates.

January 9, 2020 Aaron Helmbrecht

Medicare has played a vital role in providing health care benefits to nearly all Americans age 65 and older. The program, however, faces long-term sustainability challenges.