If you already have Medicare or are having difficulty paying for healthcare coverage, you may be eligible for Medicare programmes that can assist you in saving money on pharmaceutical and medical costs.
If you have a low income and few assets, you may be eligible for Medicaid, a federal-state programme that assists with medical costs. Medicaid as well provides services that are not ordinarily covered by Medicare, such as nursing home care and personal care assistance. Each country has its own set of rules for determining eligibility and trying to apply for Medicaid. To find out if you meet the criteria, how to apply, and also how Medicare appears to work with Medicaid, consult one’s state's Medical Assistance (Medicaid) office.
Whenever it comes to getting Medicare coverage, you have choices. Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage are the two main options.
Consider these factors when determining which coverage is best for you:
Doctor and hospital choice
Initiatives for Savings on Medicare
Even though you're not eligible for Medicaid, one of the following four Medicare Savings Programs may be able to assist you in paying your premium costs as well as other Medicare costs:
To see if you are eligible for savings through these programmes, contact your state Medicaid programme.
If you qualify for Assistance or maybe one of the Medicare Savings Programs listed above, you will automatically receive Extra Help paying for your prescription drugs. Additional Assistance is a programme that assists people with low income in paying Medicare prescription drug prices such as premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance. If you do not meet the criteria for Extra Help automatically, you can submit an application to us.
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