The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. The official HHS motto is "Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America."
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There has been a growing interest in understanding the utilization patterns of patients with chronic conditions.
The Medicare-Medicaid Linked Enrollee Analytic Data Source (MMLEADS) has been developed to allow for the examination of all Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and claims data for those who were dually enrolled in both programs.
As the improvements to the Medicaid and CHIP programs brought about by the Affordable Care Act take full effect, the information provided in this section outlines the results of the states implementation efforts to date.
Few adult Medicaid enrollees in Ohio voluntarily replace their private coverage with
Health insurance crowd-out occurs when individuals enrolled in a public health insurance plan would have enrolled in a private plan but for the public option.
Lessons from Early Medicaid Expansions Under Health Reform,
Interviews with Medicaid Officials