A state program that is financed at both the state and federal level that provides medical and long-term care benefits for low-income people. The “Medicaid” term may vary in various states.
More Common Terms
- Conservator An individual or public or private agency appointed by a court to provide legal representation for an individual who can no longer manage his or her own affairs.
- Home Health Agency Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.
- Pneumonia An infection and inflammation of lungs caused by bacteria, fungus or virus.