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Meaning of “Medicaid” in the English Dictionary

"Medicaid" in British English

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Medicaidnoun

uk   us   /ˈmed.ɪ.keɪd/
a ​governmentservice in the US that ​allowspoorpeople to ​receivemedicaltreatment
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(Definition of Medicaid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Medicaid" in American English

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Medicaidnoun [U]

 us   /ˈmed·ɪˌkeɪd/
a ​governmentservice in the US for ​poorpeople that ​pays for ​theirmedicaltreatment
(Definition of Medicaid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Medicaid" in Business English

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Medicaidnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈmedɪkeɪd/ INSURANCE
in the US, a ​governmentprogram that ​pays for ​medicaltreatment for ​poorpeople: Some ​people are too ​poor to ​affordhealthinsurance but ​earn too much to qualify for Medicaid. About 555,000 children arecurrently covered under Medicaid. Medicaid ​programs/​services/​costs Medicaid patients/​recipients/​officials
(Definition of Medicaid from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Medicaid”
in Chinese (Simplified) (美国面向穷人的)医疗补助制度…
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國為窮人服務的)醫療補助制度…
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