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Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP)

The total percent of a state’s Medicaid expenses that are paid for by the federal government. This percentage can vary from 50 percent to 83 percent. The FMAP for beneficiaries made eligible by the Affordable Care Act’s voluntary Medicaid expansion provisions will be 100 percent initially, scaling back to 90 percent in future years.

Tertiary Care

The level of care, usually on referral from primary or secondary medical care personnel, performed by specialists that consist of complex procedures and advanced technology,…