During the past 50 years, Medicaid has improved health and saved lives among the millions of people in the United States who otherwise would have been uninsured.1,2 Given the high level of medical need among the increasing number of people who rely on Medicaid for health care coverage, there is a social responsibility to maximize the value of the available resources.
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