Definitions for "Medical Assistance"
Minnesota Medical Assistance. A federal and state funded program that provides access to acute health care services and long term support services to persons who have disabilities, the elderly, and families who have limited incomes.
A state plan to provide medical care for people in financial need.
The term used in the federal Medicaid statute (Title XIX of the Social Security Act) to refer to payment for items and services covered under a state= s Medicaid program on behalf of individuals eligible for benefits.
Medical assistance is a form of public assistance that provides medical benefits to a person.