Issue Details Medicaid Care For Women

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"Medicaid's Role for Women," Kaiser Family Foundation:The updated issue brief describes the wide range of health servicesMedicaid covers for women across their life spans, including primaryand preventive care, pregnancy care, reproductive health care, care forchronic conditions and disabilities, assistance with Medicare costs andlong-term care services.

In addition, the brief summarizes Medicaid'seligibility criteria, assesses the program's role in facilitatingaccess to care and discusses policy challenges facing the program(Kaiser Family Foundation release, 11/5).

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