Business / Taxes / Medicaid: Medicaid is federal government program run by the individual states. It’s designed to provide assistance to people who can’t afford skilled or custodial healthcare. There are strict financial standards governing who qualifies for assistance, though there is significant variation from state to state in the way the program is managed.

Individual Market

Health / Health Insurance / Individual Market: A market segment composed of customers not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid who are covered under an individual contract for health coverage. MORE

Section 1915(B) Waivers

Health / Health Insurance / Section 1915(B) Waivers: Waivers that states could obtain from the federal government that allowed them to restrict a Medicaid beneficiary's choice of providers by using a primary care case manager or other arrangement. MORE

Health Insurance

Business / Taxes / Health Insurance: Health insurance covers some or all of the cost of treating an insured person’s illnesses or injuries. In some cases, it pays for preventive care, such as annual physicals and diagnostic tests. You MORE