Medicaid Title XIX of the Social Security Act 1965
A federally-aided (2 to 1 matching funds), state-operated and administered program that provides medical benefits for certain low-income persons in need of health and medical care.
Administered by individual states:
• Determine eligibility, type, amount, durations, scope of covered services
• Calculate the rate of payment
• May offer a managed care option
( this program vary significantly by state unlike the medicare program.)