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Medicare

800-MEDICARE / Website

• Medicare is a federal health program administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). • Medicare is available to individuals age 65 and older, to individuals...

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Medicaid

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• Medicaid is a joint federal/state program that pays for health care services. • Medicaid is available to certain low-income individuals and families who meet eligibility guidelines as determined...

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Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

800-772-1213 / Website

• SSDI pays monthly benefits to individuals who are totally disabled (and certain family members) that have worked long enough and have paid Social Security taxes. • After 24...

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State Risk Pools

866-470-6242 (NAIC) / Website

• Are created by state legislatures for individuals who have pre-existing medical conditions that make them “high-risk” or “medically uninsurable.” • Generally, there are no exclusions for coverage. •...

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Military Health System (MHS)

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• The health program for active duty service members, their families, survivors, retirees and former spouses is called TRICARE. • To be eligible for benefits, you must be registered...

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Veteran’s Health Administration Programs

877-222-8387 / Website

• Those eligible for veteranÕs health benefits include- Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, Reservists and National Guard members who were called to active duty. • Provides a...

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