What's the difference between Medicaid and Medicare? What about those other programs? Find out below.
Medicaid is also called the Nebraska Medical Assistance Program. It uses state and federal funding. The program provides services to those that cannot pay for medically necessary services. These services include:
Check your eligibility: visit http://www.accessnebraska.ne.gov/ or call (855) 632-7633
Medicare is a health insurance program for:
Once certain conditions are met, a government program that provides coverage for:
A government program that provides coverage for:
It is also known as Medicare Part C. It is an optional private insurance plan that provides extra benefits like:
An optional private insurance program that provides that provides prescription drug coverage. Plans vary in cost and what drugs are covered. If a person does not join when eligible, there may be a late enrollment penalty.
The Nebraska Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) provides information and counseling to eligible individuals.
Find a local SHIIP representative: visit: www.doi.ne.gov/shiip or call: (800) 234-7119