Does Medicaid or medicare pay for medical marijuana?
I live in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. I was informed by my primary care physician that she was unable to sign the required Doctor Forms necessary to complete the Medical Marijuana Certification process. Further more, even their cancer patients were given the either/or option of Prescription Drugs or Medical Marijuana. This restriction imposed on all Physicians or Clinics receiving Federal Funding. The answer is clearly know No.
If you settle your medical part of workmans comp claim can you still get medicaid or medicare to pay for future medical bills for same injury?
You cannot bill Medicaid for your HMO deductibles. However, if you are medicaid eligible, you don't need a Medicare HMO - Medicaid should be paying your Medicare co-payments, deductibles, and any other covered expenses that Medicare doesn't pay. If you are on Medicaid spend-down, your HMO deductible is a medical expense that can be applied to spend-down.
If delivery of a health care service is delegated to a paraprofessional what might be an unintended consequence?
Medicare may not pay for the service. Delegation of Duties Health care delivery by proxy is an area that medicaid and medicare set traps on billing. Even though a paraprofessional can legally perform a given service under the terms of a state's medical practice act, it does not mean that Medicare will pay for the service.
Your daughter is employed but has no medical insurance and needs emergency medical care for a ovarian cyst how can she apply for Medicare or medicaid through social services?
Yes. Medicare/Medicaid is provided based on income and family size, not on employment status. However, consider this: If this is truly an emerency treatment, she would be covered under EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment And Labor Act) and be able to receive the emergency stabilizing treatment necessray regardless of ability to pay. Also, the hospital will actually help you to fill out the Medicare/Medicaid paperwork themselves to (1) be a service to you, and (2) to…
I was searching for the same question to be answered...the answer I found is...NYS will only cover the deductible that Medicare does not pay. In other words, I am assuming, unless you are also on Medicare, Medicaid does not pay for chiropractic care. It seems that it is just about the only state that does not.
Administers Medicare, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). They fund Medicare wholly and they partially fund Medicaid and CHIP with the state usually kicking in about 50%. In poorer states, the feds kick in more. States may also have their own eligibility and coverage rules for Medicaid and CHIP Medicare charges premiums for the medical insurance component (around $96/month)and may charge for the hospital insurance component if the recipient has less than 10…