Monthly Archives: December 2012

Medicare Coverage

Medicare Coverage Medicare is a federal health insurance program for people: Age 65 or older Under age 65 with certain disabilities With End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant) Medicare coverage consists of the … read more »

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Missouri Medicaid Basics

Missouri Medicaid Basics Introduction The Medicaid program, enacted through Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act in 1965 at the same time as Medicare, exists as the largest of the federal-state partnerships for low-income people. Nationally, Medicaid currently provides … read more »

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Ohio Medicaid Eligibility and Application Process

Ohio Medicaid Eligibility and Application Process Ohio county departments of job and family services determine eligibility for Medicaid programs with the exception of the BCCP program. Applications can be found at local county ofices or online at www.jfs.ohio.gov/ohp/consumers/application. Some programs require a … read more »

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What is the Medicare Supplement Plan?

What is the Medicare Supplement Plan? As its name suggests, the Medicare Supplement Plan (“Medicare Supplement”) is intended to supplement Medicare: It builds on the basic beneits provided in Medicare Part A and Part B. Because Medicare Supplement is secondary … read more »

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Who is covered by Medicaid?

Who is covered by Medicaid? Ohio Medicaid provides health care coverage to children, pregnant women, families, adults age 65 and older and people with disabilities. Some consumers may need to pay monthly premiums or co-pays for certain services. Covered groups … read more »

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