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It is known as a donut hole.

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How often is Medicaid verified?

how often is medicaid coverage verified?

If a patient has Medicaid coverage benefits and other health insurance coverage Medicaid would be primary or secondary?


Is phentermine covered by Medicaid?

Phentermine is prescribed for weight loss. The coverage by Medicaid is determined by each state, currently 27 states do not allow Medicaid coverage of weight loss drugs.

What states do not have Medicaid?

All 50 States have Medicaid, although coverage varies.

Will medicaid pay for braces for TMJ clenching overbite and extreme crowding?

Your 'medicaid booklet' stating your coverage is a great place to start. If you do not have one, call your medicaid office where you signed up and ask 'how to get one. This is a great referance for medicaid coverage. '

What steps should be taken to verify a patient's medicaid eligibility?

Verify the identity of the person claiming medicaid coverageVerify eligibility and coverage for the presented medicaid number whether the medicaid card is valid or if a managed medicaid insurer has been selected.

What Medicaid does not cover?

Medicaid varies by state. You may contact your state Medicaid office concerning coverage for specific procedures.

Can you bill a medicaid patient that only has emergency coverage?

Yes, for emergency coverage.

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

Can you drop medical coverage for your dependent children when they obtain state Medicaid coverage?

When a non custodial parent is ordered by the court to pay medical coverage, and the custodial parent applies for Medicaid that does not mean that the dependent child's medical coverage can be terminated by the non custodial parent. The ordered insurance becomes the primary insurance, and Medicaid becomes the secondary.

can a newborn get individual coverage instead of applying for medicaid?

A newborn should be able to get individual coverage instead of medicaid. It just depends on the insurance company you want to work with to see exactly what kind of coverage is available for the child.

Is Medicaid issued through 50 states?

All 50 states have Medicaid, although coverage varies.

How often is Medicaid coverage verified?

Once a month

When should Medicaid coverage be verified?

at each visit

Do you get back pay for Medicaid?

Medicaid pays providers, not patients. Depending on the State, Medicaid coverage can be backdated for a limited period prior to the month of application.

Can adults get dental implants with Medicaid?

Medicaid normally does not cover the cost of a dental implant. It is usually able to cover only basic dental care. Medicaid coverage is different in each state so it is best to check coverage options based on where you live.

Is there health coverage for uninsured pregnant mothers?

Yes. Medicaid.

What type of coverage does a Medi-Medi patient have?

Medicare and Medicaid

Does Medicaid cover Mirena?

Coverage may vary from state to state. In New York, Mirena is fully covered on Medicaid.

If me and my fiance move in together before marriage can she lose her medicaid coverage?

No, but when you marry, Medicaid will look at you and your spouse's income/assets.

When should a person consider purchasing gap insurance?

When the comprehensive coverage has a large gap in coverage. Typically if a medical policy has a large deductible, there s gap insurance available to cover that "gap". Also there is coverage available to cover the "donut hole" in the medicare part d pharmacy b

Can medicaid deny you for prescription drug coverage for minor possession charge?

Yes medicaid can deny you for prescripition drug coverage if you have had a minor possesion charge this is because it is a falony charge and they are thinking you will try and sell them.

Does Medicaid cover vision care?

In general, yes; however, keep in mind that Medicaid is administered by the States, which have varying levels of coverage.

Will Medicaid pay for hearing aids?

In general, yes; however, keep in mind that Medicaid is administered by the States, which have varying levels of coverage.

What was Medicaid designed for?

Low-cost healthcare coverage for eligible persons.