How can I use Medicare and Medicaid at the same time?
People who receive Medicare also qualify for free Medicaid. But, how do you use them together? IRS: What is the saver’s credit and who is eligible? How do I get Medicaid's dual eligibility? Medicare is ... more
Food stamp and Medicaid relief extended under Public Health Emergency, lasting until October 13
The U.S. has remained in a public health emergency since COVID-19 started, giving extra food stamps and relaxing Medicaid benefits. The expiration date for this order, which went into effect in Jan. 2020, has been ... more
What are the Medicaid income limits?
Medicaid is a government program to help with healthcare costs. But what are the eligibility requirements? SSI: SSI benefit checks worth up to $841 to be sent in 2 days Who qualifies? Medicaid provides coverage ... more
Medicare & Medicaid: Can you have both healthcare coverages at once?
Two of the biggest healthcare programs in the U.S. are Medicare and Medicaid, which are both designed to help Americans without healthcare. The services include free or affordable healthcare to those who don't have easy ... more
Food Stamps & Medicaid: Don’t miss out on $1,000s in COVID-19 benefits
The United States have been under a state of public health emergency since 2020, and in 3 weeks when it ends it will change food stamp and Medicaid benefits. Both services have provided Americans with ... more
Medicaid: Income requirements for the program
Medicaid is designed to help Americans considered low income afford healthcare. Requirements differ between states. The Affordable Care Act increased the income requirements in order to make Medicaid more available to Americans. While this was ... more
Medicare and Medicaid differences explained
Medicare and Medicaid are two public healthcare options that serve populations in the United States, but what are the differences? Both services help 135 million Americans. Medicare is funded by the government while Medicaid is ... more
Medicaid: Does the state or federal government run it?
Medicaid is run by both the federal and state governments, but states are mainly in charge of handling Medicaid for their residents. This type of coverage gives medical and health coverage for low income adults, ... more
Medicaid and dental work, are braces covered?
Medicaid covers some healthcare costs, but those in need of braces may be frustrated to find out orthodontia is not always covered under Medicaid. If someone pays out of pocket for braces, the cost could ... more
Medicare & Medicaid: cost of deductibles for Parts A and B released for 2022
Medicare is made up of four parts: Part A and B, which everyone with Medicare has, and Part C and D which can be purchased for additional coverage. All parts have a deductible as well ... more
Medications for medical assisted treatment of addiction become harder to get
Methadone and buprenorphine are both used to help those addicted to opioids combat addiction with medicine. Buprenorphine comes in different forms including a tablet or dissolvable film to give patients the appropriate amount needed. The ... more
When is open enrollment for Medicare in 2021?
The time is here for Medicare recipients to make decisions on what they want their plans to be for 2022. Medicare open enrollment Medicare open enrollment runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 every years ... more
Open enrollment for Medicare is happening soon, here’s what to know
Every year those enrolled in Medicare have the chance to review their plans to make any new changes they want the next year. This date is between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7. Beneficiaries should look ... more
Study shows adding vision, dental, and hearing benefits to Medicare and Medicaid reduces out-of-pocket costs for beneficiaries
Policymakers are hoping to amend Medicare to include dental, hearing, and vision for their recipients that opt to avoid the care because of the expensive out-of-pocket costs. A survey was given to beneficiaries of Medicare ... more
Here’s how Medicaid, food stamps run out of money immediately if Congress doesn’t raise debt limit
Several essential federal safety net programs like food stamps and Medicaid will lose funding if the U.S. debt ceiling is not raised. That was the warning message from the White House as debate continued about ... more