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Are There Changes To The Medicaid Work Requirement in Florida?

Posted by DEF

Since 1965, Medicaid has been helping families on welfare, low-income seniors, disabled individuals, pregnant women, and newborns by providing a form of health coverage. Under President Obama, Medicaid was expanded, allowing states to cover millions more low-income adults. Today, this federal-state collaboration covers more than 70 million Americans, making it the nation’s largest health insurance program.

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Topics: Disability Medical Requirements, disability rights florida, medicaid

4 Hidden Costs of Living in a Nursing Home

Posted by Scott Flexer

Deciding whether to put a family member in an assisted living or nursing home facility is never an easy choice. It can mark a time in a person’s life that many are afraid to acknowledge. So, it only makes sense that, if it must be done, your grandparents, parents, or other family member receives the best care possible. One of the more costly aspects of this choice is exactly that: the cost.

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Topics: medicaid, Suffering form a Chronic Illness, Dementia

What’s the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?

Posted by Scott Flexer

A lot of people ask about the differences between Medicare and Medicaid. These two government programs are often mentioned together and both provide basic healthcare benefits. So, it’s only natural that there’d be some confusion about the difference between the two.

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Topics: medicare, medicaid

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