Medicaid Medically Needy Programs: An Important Source of Medicaid Coverage
This issue brief provides an overview of Medicaid’s medically needy program; describes how it works for persons with disabilities, the elderly, and low-income families; and highlights some key issues surrounding the program. Included in the paper are hypothetical examples of ways in which individuals can qualify for the medically needy program and are intended for illustrative purposes only.
also of interest
- Nearly 355,000 Dual Eligible Beneficiaries Are Enrolled in Capitated Financial Alignment Demonstrations in 9 States, as of June 2015
- Visualizing Health Policy: Medicaid and Medicare at 50: Trends and Challenges
- Proposed Rule on Medicaid Managed Care: A Summary of Major Provisions
- Medicare And Medicaid At 50