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A program in the United States, jointly funded by the states and the federal government, that reimburses hospitals and physicians for providing care to qualifying people who cannot finance their own medical expenses.
Most U.S. health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid, do not provide coverage to policyholders when they travel outside the country; so even if you have medical coverage at home, you may not have it after you cross the border.
Family planning clinics also receive government money through Medicaid, the State Children's Health Insurance Program, the Maternal and Child Health and Social Services department, and other government programs dedicated to health care.
Be sure that the senior applies for coverage as soon as they are eligible, approval delays of up to 90 days are common.For information on Medicare and Medicaid see LoveToKnow's Medicare and Medicaid sections.
Strict criteria covering five areas must be met in order for Medicaid to cover the cost of staying in a skilled nursing facility.As of 2010, Medicare coverage is limited to 100 days for each benefit period.
Medicaid recipients must receive approval through the managed care system prior to seeking out specialized care, and not all forms of medical care - either preventative or otherwise - are fully covered.