Definition of Medicaid in English:

Medicaid

Line breaks: Me¦dic|aid
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛdɪkeɪd
 
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  • (In the US) a federal system of health insurance for people requiring financial assistance.
    More example sentences
    • And much of that is going to come out of your own pocket unless you qualify for Medicare or Medicaid.
    • The worst year was 1960, before Medicare and Medicaid were established.
    • Medicare and Medicaid, on the other hand, are better at paying for mental health.

Origin

1960s: from medical + aid.

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