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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Medicaid Improves Health and Budgets of Poor

(Reuters) - Medicaid, a government health insurance program designed to help the poorest of the poor, is giving people unprecedented access to doctors and also improving their finances, a study co-authored by the Harvard School of Public Health has found.

The study, released on Thursday, showed that new recipients of Medicaid reported better physical and mental health and were less likely to go into debt to pay their medical bills.

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1 comment:

  1. it's too bad you have to get a mental health diagnosis to get it, though. the standards for medical and financial assistance for hepc/cirrhosis sufferers is shameful.