Interacting with federal and state governments can be daunting, whether you’re attempting to apply for government benefits, contract with the government for business purposes or simply comply with government regulations.
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Medicaid is a medical-assistance program jointly financed by state and federal governments for low-income individuals.
Medicare is a federally funded system of health and hospital insurance for people age 65 and older, people younger than 65 who receive Social Security benefits and people who need dialysis or kidney transplants for the treatment of end-stage renal disease.
Welfare benefits individuals and families with little or no income.
Administrative law primarily involves how the executive branch of government, through administrative agencies, issues and enforces regulations to implement laws passed by the legislative branch.
The federal government enters into contracts with private parties for many reasons, including consumer products, services and military products.
Last update: Sept. 29, 2008