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medical assistance

In the U.S., a state-administered program designed to pay for health care provided to medically indigent patients.
See: Medicaid
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General Manager, Northern Railway along with Senior Doctors is personally monitoring the medical assistance to injured persons in Meerut and Muzaffarnagar hospital.
A majority of senators agreed that the bill should be amended to reflect the Supreme Court of Canada's less restrictive criteria for access to medical assistance in dying--that is, to simply require that a person have "a grievous and irremediable condition causing enduring and intolerable suffering.
makes a voluntary request for medical assistance in dying, which is not the result of pressure from other people; and
The statement added that this is the first time medical assistance has reached the area since October 2012.
The system of medical assistance will allow the beneficiaries access to private hospitals through partnership between public and private sectors to offer the best services and treatment possible.
The round table on Monday in Bishkek discussed medical assistance for vulnerable groups of the population, the press service of the Ministry of Health said.
Called Miles of Smiles , the campaign is attempting to enter Egypt at Port Said and cross into Gaza to deliver medical assistance.
Tokyo, Japan, Aug 28, 2006 - (JCN) - NTT Data Corporation will perform a feasibility test on a tracking system for patients with the Disaster Medical Assistance Team, and the DMAT management system for disaster-drill on September 1.
For people in those states, this can work for the more than seven million "dual eligibles" who are not only on Medicare but were also on Medicaid (sometimes known by another name, such as Medical Assistance in many states, or MediCal in California)--because pharmacies can bill the states through people's Medicaid cards.
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.
The wounds healed without further treatment, and the young people did not seek medical assistance.
The Medicaid Act furnishes funds to the states to help them provide medical assistance to eligible low-income individuals.

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