AskDefine | Define medicaid

Dictionary Definition

Medicaid n : health care for the needy; a federally and state-funded program

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Proper noun

  1. US government system for providing medical assistance to persons unable to afford medical treatments.


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medicaid in German: Medicaid
medicaid in Esperanto: Medicaid
medicaid in French: Medicaid
medicaid in Italian: Medicaid
medicaid in Dutch: Medicaid
medicaid in Finnish: Medicaid
medicaid in Yiddish: מעדיקעיד

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