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Medicaid & the Children's Health Insurance Program

Medicaid provides health insurance to people with low incomes. The Children's Health Insurance Program, CHIP, provides health insurance to children of low-income families.

Find out if you or your family members are eligible for health insurance through Medicaid or CHIP so you can stop worrying about how to pay for healthcare.

Medicaid—What Is It?
What is Medicaid? A huge social welfare program, Medicaid is government health insurance for low income people. Learn who can get Medicaid, how Medicaid is paid for, and Medicaid’s historical background. Find resources for further information about Medicaid.

Medicaid - An Overview of Medicaid Eligibility and Benefits
Medicaid is a joint program of the federal and state governments to provide health coverage to the poor and people with disabilities. Each state has different Medicaid eligibility requirements, but as a general rule, children and pregnant women are given priority.

Whats the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?
Its easy to be confused about the difference between Medicaid and Medicare, but the differences are important. Learn how Medicare and Medicaid are different, who qualify for which, and why it's important.

CHIP - The Children’s Health Insurance Program
If you cannot afford to buy private health insurance and your family earns too much to qualify for Medicaid, you may be eligible for CHIP, the Children's Health Insurance Program.

Visit the Website of the Children's Health Insurance Program
Visit the official government website of the Children's Health Insurance Program.

Medicaid Share of Cost—What Is It?
What is the Medicaid Share Of Cost program? Who gets it, and how does it serve the medically needy? Find out here.

Florida Medicaid Share of Cost—How Does it Work?
Learn how the Florida Medicaid Share of Cost program works, and how to maximize your benefits without going broke. If you use Medicaid Share of Cost incorrectly, you’ll pay more than necessary, or you’ll miss out on Medicaid coverage you could have received.

How To Quallify for Medicaid for Nursing Home Care or Long Term Care
Learn how to qualify for Medicaid to pay for nursing home care or help with long term care expenses.

Over My Dead Body—How Medicaid Takes Its Money Back After You Die
Did you know Medicaid can take back the money it spent on your healthcare after you die? It does this by taking from your estate, putting a lien on your house, and otherwise taking funds meant for your heirs. Find out how this works, and if your estate might be at risk.

Visit the Official Government Site for Medicaid
Visit the Official Government Website for Medicaid.

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