Question: What does Medicaid helps pay for?

Reply: If you have Medicare and qualify for full Medicaid coverage:

  • Your state will pay monthly premiums for your Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance).
  • Depending on the level of Medicaid you are eligible for, your state might pay for your share of Medicare costs, like deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. Part A (Hospital Insurance) premiums, if you have to pay a premium for that coverage.
  • You’ll automatically get Extra Help with your drug costs. Learn more about Extra Help.
  • Medicaid may pay for other drugs and services that Medicare doesn’t cover.