Who pays first medicare or Medicaid?
Medicaid is always the payor of last resort.
Medicaid pays for birth control pills throughout New York. If you are on a religious managed Medicaid plan like Fidelis, the Medicaid portion will pick up the cost of your pills. Whether medicare pays depends on your Medicare plan. Ask your pharmacist or benefits manager for advice specific to your plan.
If a patient has medicare primary bcbs secondary medicaid tertiary and medicare pays bu t bcbs denies for carve out Is medicaid now responsible for balance?
When a person has health care coverage under two or more health care programs or insurers Medicaid is the first payer.?
The answer depends on what type of Aetna Medicare Plan you have. If you have an Aetna Medicare Supplemental Plan, then Original Medicare pays first and the Aetna plan pays secondary If you have an Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO Plan, then the Aetna plan will always be primary as Medicare has assigned the benefits over to Aetna for processing and administration.
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.
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If a patient has medicare primary and medicaid secondary what payment is the patient responsible for?
No, being qualified for Medicare does not mean you are automatically qualified for Medicaid. Medicare is a health care system for most older people who paid into the system when they were working. Medicaid is a system for the indigent/needy funded by the government -- you must have only a very small amount of money and no property to qualify for Medicaid.