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Health Insurance Medicare

You need to shop carefully before deciding on the best policy to fit your needs. You may get another booklet, Your Medicare Benefits, to help you in making the right choice. To order a free copy, go to:


Medicaid provides health care coverage for some low-income people who cannot afford it. This includes people who are eligible because they are aged, blind, or disabled or certain people in families with dependent children. Medicaid is a Federal program that is operated by the States, and each State decides who is eligible and the scope of health services offered.

General information on the Medicaid program is given in the Medicaid Fact Sheet. For a free copy, go to: For specifics on Medicaid eligibility and the health services offered, contact your State Medicaid Program Office.