healthcare program

Exploring Medicaid

The U.S. created Medicaid, a publically funded healthcare program, to assist people in obtaining healthcare services. In this week, explore Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Tasks:

Answer the following questions:

  • Explain the legislation that introduced Medicaid. Your explanation should include a description of the funding sources for the program.
  • Describe some of the changes, including CHIP, that have occurred to the Medicaid program since its inception.
  • Explain the demographics of the majority of people covered by Medicaid and identify how many people in the U.S. are covered by Medicaid.
  • Describe the changes that will occur in Medicaid with the ACA.

From the Internet, review the following:

cite all sources using APA format.