Often, folks want to understand the difference between Medicare and Medicaid.

Medicare generally covers folks age 65 and older for the health care. Medicaid covers folks of all ages that need help with their premiums and coverage. Some folks are dual eligible which means they qualify for both at the same time.

It can be confusing and overwhelming to understand what each of these do and cover. This article does a good job explaining the differences. Be sure to work with a very knowledgeable Medicare specialist that understand both types of coverage in your area.

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