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
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) A group of chronic disorders that restrict flow of air into and out of the lungs. Disorder examples include asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
- AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) A nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for those aged 50 and older. AARP provides information, benefits, advocacy and services for its members.
- Home Health Agency Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.