Health Insurance II: Medicare, Medicaid, and Health Care Reform (ch 16)
Medicaid serves two types of groups:--
1. How it works
It is federally mandated and administered by ____________.- financed on a ___________ basisIn high-income states, the federal government pays ________ the costs.In low-income states, the federal government pays _________the costs.The federal government sets ______________ levels of eligibility and coverage.
2. Who is eligible?
In the late 1960s, Medicaid was introduced as a _______________________________________ for state cash welfare programs for ________________________________________families.In the mid 1980s, it was separated from the cash welfare program. Benefits were extended:--In 1997, the
Children¶s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
was introduced. Its goal was:Currently, anyone 18 or younger are eligible up to _________% of the poverty line.
3. What is covered?
4. How do providers get paid?
. What are the Effects of the Medicaid Program?
The goal of Medicaid is to provide: