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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


Medicaid  listen  (MEH-dih-kayd)

  A health insurance program for people who cannot afford regular medical care. The program is run by U.S. federal, state, and local governments. People who receive Medicaid may have to pay a small amount for the services they get.