Medical Assistance Program


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Medical Assistance Program

A healthcare program authorised under Title XIX of the Social Security Act (US), which is better known as Medicaid.
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For managed care plans considering participation in either the Medicaid managed medical assistance program or the long-term care managed care program, AHCA's development of the standards it will utilize in the procurement process will be critical to its ultimate determination of participant qualifications and eligibility.
The legislation passed by the House will help to ensure the Medical Assistance program is serving its intended role as a safety net, not as the sole provider of care.
The Medical Assistance Program (Title XIX) commonly known as Medicaid had extensive legislative and programmatic heritage in the public welfare system.
In addition, artists are eligible for a sliding scale rate--ranging from $15 to $60 per doctor visit, depending on income level--through a related medical assistance program titled HHC Options.
Medical Assistance Program Fellowship, Experience in Third World Medicine, 1974-1975
1LT Tammy Stephenson of the 719th Medical Detachment administers medicine to a horse during a Combined Medical Assistance program mission in the Zurmat.
The antiretroviral drugs would be available to those who do not have the benefits a medical assistance program and who have progressed to a stage of HIV infection where the drugs are necessary.
Section 1395 et seq) while grants to states for medical assistance programs (Medicaid, or "Public Aid," or "Medical," depending upon what term any given state uses in its own medical assistance program) is authorized under Title XIX of the Social Security Act (42 U.
This program is a federally matched, state-run medical assistance program for eligible low-income persons.
Medical Assistance Program Bulletin No 5390-91-01 states: "In an effort to encourage providers to consider a vaginal birth rather than repeat C-section, the Medical Services Administration will increase reimbursement to physicians for performing a vaginal birth after a previous cesarean (VBAC).

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