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How Much Money Can You Have and Still Qualify for Medicaid?

How Much Money Can You Have and Still Qualify for Medicaid?

In order to be eligible for Medicaid benefits a nursing home resident may have no more than $2,000 in "countable" assets (the figure may be somewhat higher in some states). Note that Medicaid is a state-run program, so the rules are somewhat different in each state,...

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Ohioans on Medicaid can get $100 for taking COVID vaccine

Ohioans on Medicaid can get $100 for taking COVID vaccine

From the Columbus Dispatch – Ohioans on Medicaid who get their first COVID-19 vaccine shot by Sept. 15 will qualify for a gift card worth $100, Ohio's Medicaid managed care organizations announced earlier this month. The health plans had initially offered $50 gift...

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Dual Eligibility: Medicare AND Medicaid Can Help With Costs

Dual Eligibility: Medicare AND Medicaid Can Help With Costs

Qualifying for Medicare hardly means free health care -- there are still premiums and deductibles. However, people who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid (called “dual eligibility”) receive help paying their out-of-pocket costs. Medicare is a federal program...

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