Meaning of “Medicaid” in the English Dictionary

"Medicaid" in American English

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Medicaidnoun [ U ]

us /ˈmed·ɪˌkeɪd/

a government service in the US for poor people that pays for their medical treatment

(Definition of “Medicaid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Medicaid" in Business English

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Medicaidnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmedɪkeɪd/ us INSURANCE

in the US, a government program that pays for medical treatment for poor people:

Some people are too poor to afford health insurance but earn too much to qualify for Medicaid.
About 555,000 children are currently covered under Medicaid.
Medicaid patients/recipients/officials

(Definition of “Medicaid” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)