Medicaid is a government-funded program that helps those with limited income and resources pay for health care. The program is managed by the states and may be called by a unique name in your state (for example, “Medi-Cal” in California, or “Tenncare” in Tennessee). Each state Medicaid program may also have different rules and benefits than other states.
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Medicaid benefits vary from state to state. In general, Medicaid pays health care providers directly for their services, though you may be required to pay a small part of your total bill. In some states, Medicaid benefits are bundled with other health care benefits provided by that state.
Your eligibility depends on things like:
Each state has its own application requirements. Contact your state office for more information about how to apply in your state.