Health Management Association

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Health Management Association 04:57 Basic Definitoin of Medicaid: An insurance program for low-income, uninsured children and some parents  and pregnant women A rogram of chronic and long-term care for persons with disbilites, including  persons with mental illness and low-income elderly A supplement to Medicare for low-income seniors and persons with  disabilities, a support for those awaiting qualification for Medicare on the basis  of permanent disability A source of funding for safety net hospitals and community health centers that  serve a disproportionate share of the uninsured o “federal-state partnership”—authorized under federal law and  administered by each state o federal law defines the terms and conditions a state must meet for its  expenditures to qualify for federal matching funds “mandatory” population groups that a state must cover in its Medicaid  program include those in different categories of eligibility: o low income families with children o elderly, blind and disabled persons receiving SSI cash assistance o infants born to Medicaid-eligible women (through first year of life) o Children under  and pregnant women whose family income is at or bellow  133% of the FPL o Recipients of adoption assistance and foster Care o Certain low-income Medicare beneficiaries an specified protected groups States can: o Cover additional “optional” population groups States must: o Include coverage for a specified set of services
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2009 for the course PAM 2300 taught by Professor Avery,r. during the Fall '06 term at Cornell.

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