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The link below shows the details on Medicaid...29 Million children and 15 Million Adults are INSURED under Medicaid according to the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured in 2010. Their are other forms of assistance other than MEDICAL INSURANCE provided by Medicaid including:

* Long Term Care Assistance
*Assistance to Medicare Beneficiaries



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Where can you get info on Medicaid?

There i-s a Medicaid Helpline number where you could find out information on particular cases (888-692-6116). For general information, call the HRA Infoline at 877-472-8411.

What is medicaid?

Federal definition of medicaid Medicaid provides medical care to persons with little or no income and assets who are either disabled, over age 65, under age 18, or caring for children under age 18. Health insurance reform legislation will extend coverage to all persons of limited means by 2014. It (MORE)

How many people receive Medicaid?

The number of people that receive Medicaid varies widely. One of the biggest indicator of how many people receive Medicaid is the economy - is the unemployment rate high? If so, there will be an increase in the number of people receiving Medicaid. This is a program designed to help low-income famili (MORE)

How do you apply for Medicaid?

You can get application information for medicaid online at themedicaid.gov web site or at your local state or city healthdepartment. You can call your health department by phone forinformation. There will be paper work to fill out. You may need toprove eligibility based on where you live and your in (MORE)

Where do you file for Medicaid?

This is the best place for information on Medicaid:. http://www.cms.hhs.gov/MedicaidGenInfo/. Medicaid is available only to certain low-income individuals and families who fit into an eligibility group that is recognized by federal and state law. Medicaid does not pay money to you; instead, it s (MORE)

How do you file for Medicaid?

to file for medicade, go to your local department of jobs and family services. Go to http://www.odjfs.state.oh.us to find where your local office is in Ohio. if your not in Ohio , Google "State name" and jobs and family services...

Who is eligible for Medicaid?

Usually anyone 21 years old and younger, or pregnant. There is emergency med. but its a unique if it is givin to you.

How many people receive Medicare and Medicaid?

43 million people were enrolled in Medicare in 2006, 36 million of whom were 65 and older. http://www.kaiseredu.org/tutorials/Medicare101_2006/player.html 53 million people were enrolled in Medicaid. (date unknown) http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/7306%20Ten%20Myths%20about%20Medicaid_Fin (MORE)

Does Medicaid cover health care costs for all poor people?

This is directly from the CMS website (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services). www.cms.gov. Medicaid does not provide medical assistance for all poor persons. Even under the broadest provisions of the Federal statute (except for emergency services for certain persons), the Medicaid program do (MORE)

Medicaid is the same thing as Medicare but for younger people?

Medicaid is available only to certain low-income individuals and families who fit into an eligibility group that is recognized by federal and state law. Medicaid does not pay money to you; instead, it sends payments directly to your health care providers.. Medicare is a health insurance program f (MORE)

Who is in charge of Medicaid?

Medicaid is administered jointly by federal and state governments.. State participation in Medicaid is voluntary, and all states. have chosen to offer Medicaid coverage to their residents

What is the cost for Medicaid?

There is no premium for Medicaid, altho you might have copays. (Persons under age 18 whose family income exceeds Medicaid standards may be eligible for the Children's Health Insurance Program and might have to pay a premium for that program.) If you're asking about Medicare, Part A is free for most (MORE)

How much does it cost for medicaid if your not on medicaid?

There is no premium for Medicaid, altho you might have copays. (Persons under age 18 whose family income exceeds Medicaid standards may be eligible for the Children's Health Insurance Program and might have to pay a premium for that program.) If you're asking about Medicare, Part A is free for mos (MORE)

Do you qualify for Medicaid?

To answer your question, I don't qualify for Medicaid. To be eligible for Medicaid, one must have limited income/assets, meet citizenship requirements, and be either: under 18; over 65; caring for a minor child; or "permanently and totally disabled" as defined by Social Security.

How many people does Medicaid currently cover?

The link below shows the details on Medicaid... 29 Million children and 15 Million Adults are INSURED under Medicaid according to the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured in 2010. Their are other forms of assistance other than MEDICAL INSURANCE provided by Medicaid including: * Long Te (MORE)

How is Medicaid funded?

Medicaid is a joint, state/federal program that provides medical care to the poor. It is essentially a welfare plan. The federal government funds the majority of it, but states contribute too. The states administer the Medicaid programs subject to federal guidelines. jointly by the federal governmen (MORE)

What will Medicaid not pay for?

All sorts of things, which vary somewhat among the States - e.g., experimental care, care that's not medically necessarily to treat a condition or disease, etc. You really need to ask the question as what will "you state" Medicaid not pay for? Like what will Ohio Medicaid not pay for? It can vary (MORE)

Do people that have never worked get Medicaid?

Medicaid is a State-run program for indigent persons who meet certain other factors of eligibility; it is not based on employment. You might be thinking of Medicare, which does require an employment history (by either the beneficiary or the beneficiary's spouse).

What are the benefits in Medicaid?

Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations requires each State to provide certain basic services under Medicaid. Beyond that, States have considerable discretion in deciding what benefits to provide.

What is the definition of Medicaid?

A program to provide medical care for indigent persons under age 18 and their parents, persons over age 65 and those permanently and totally disabled, supervised by the Federal government, administered by the States, and funded by State and Federal taxes. [N.b., as a result of health insurance refor (MORE)

Can you get Medicaid if unemployed?

Medicaid provides medical care for indigent persons under age 18 and their parents, persons over age 65 and those permanently and totally disabled. Unemployment, in itself, does not make one eligible for Medicaid.

What are the disadvantages of Medicaid?

In my view: persons between ages 18 & 64 with limited resources are often ineligible for "non-financial" reasons (this will change by 2014 under health insurance reform); low reimbursement rates leading to limited availability of providers, especially in rural areas.

How is Medicaid paid for?

Medicaid is really not insurance in the formal sense of the term. It is a joint, federal-state program that is financed by those government entities. The federal government provides financial support to the states that wish to participate by providing medical aid to low-income persons. While the sta (MORE)

Does Medicaid pay for liposuction for fat people?

No sadly Medicaid does not cover liposuction. It should though, it would help alot of obese/overweight people feel better about their bodies. Myself included, I really want a tummy tuck with lipo but I can't afford it. Hopefully one day it will. :)

Can illegal people get Medicaid?

I assume you mean, "undocumented aliens," because being a person is not illegal anywhere in the US, even Arizona. In general, one must be a citizen to receive Medicaid. Certain categories of "legal" aliens may also qualify. An undocumented alien may receive Medicaid for emergency treatment only, if (MORE)

How costly is Medicaid?

Medicaid is by far the government's most expensive general welfare program. In 1966, Medicaid accounted for 1.4% of the federal budget, but by 2001, its share had risen to nearly 9%.

Who can receive Medicaid?

persons must be citizens of the United States to be eligible for Medicaid, although legal immigrants may qualify in some circumstances depending on their date of entry. Illegal aliens are not eligible for Medicaid, except for emergency care.

Who is not eligible for Medicaid?

Persons must fit into an eligibility category to receive Medicaid, even if their income is low. Childless couples and single childless adults who are not disabled or elderly are not eligible for Medicaid.

Who is elegible for Medicaid?

Medicaid provides care for indigent citizens under age 18 and their parents, persons over age 65, and those permanently and totally disabled. Medicaid is supervised by the Federal government, administered by the States, and funded by State and Federal taxes. [N.b., as a result of health insurance re (MORE)

When to apply for Medicaid?

As soon as you believe that your medical expenses will exceed all but a small portion of your income/assets.

Are people allowed to keep anything like house or car when they are in a nursing home and have to go on medicaid?

Medicaid clients are allowed to keep their motor vehicles. [Exception: unusual vehicles such as RVs and antique cars.] In general, after a Medicaid client has lived in a nursing home for a given period (e.g., six months), the State will presume that s/he will not be returning home and, therefore, wi (MORE)

How do you have to be to lose Medicaid?

You can lose Medicaid eligibility by: death; moving out of State (you must re-apply in your new State); failure to cooperate with Medicaid agency; not currently disabled or no longer a minor; income and/or assets (yours or those of person legally responsible for you) exceed limits; original approval (MORE)

Do people pay for Medicaid?

Medicaid does not have premiums. However, there is often a co-pay for services. Also, many Medicaid recipients must "spend down" excess income/assets. Spend down is the amount one must incur in medical expenses (paid or unpaid) before Medicaid eligibility begins. It is the difference between one's n (MORE)

Can you get Medicaid with no kids?

Yes, if you are a citizen with little or no income/assets and you are at least 65, or not yet 18, or permanently and totally disabled as defined by Social Security regulations.

Will there still be state medicaid for people who cant afford health insurance?

State medicaid is available to people who meet the income standards (i.e. have income lower than a certain percentage of Federal Poverty Limits), and/or who are deemed disabled by Social Security Administration. It's not based upon whether the person can afford private health insurance. Under heal (MORE)

Does Mexico have Medicaid?

No. Health services for people of lower income is not guaranteed. Only workers who are enrolled on Mexico's social security plan could have benefits like those provided by Medicaid. The two largest public health institutions include IMSS (Mexican Social Security Institute) and ISSSTE (Institute for (MORE)

How can people fight Medicaid fraud?

One can guard against Medicaid fraud by looking after any documentation provided for claims. One can also report anyone they suspect of offering fraudulent treatments.

How many walmart employees are on medicaid?

Walmart has over 12,000 employees who are on Medicaid. Walmart offers limited coverage in regards to health care. Employees who work less than 30 hours a week are not entitled to health care insurance. This is what causes an increase in Medicaid participants.

What is Medicaid known as?

Medicaid is known by different things in different states. For example in the state of Maine, it is known as Mainecare, and in the state of California as Med-Cal. Medicaid is a government funded health insurance program.

How many Republicans opposed the Medicare-Medicaid bill in 1965?

According to the Social Security website: . In the Senate, 7 Democrats and 17 Republicans voted against itwhile 57 Dem and 13 GOP voted for it. (4 Dem and 2 GOP did notvote) . In the House, 48 Democrats and 68 Republicans voted against itwhile 237 Dem and 70 GOP voted for it. (8 Dem and 2 GOP did (MORE)