A nationwide program of home-delivery of hot lunches. Usually operates Monday through Friday.
California’s Medicaid program.
A joint federal-state program which covers health services for low-income individuals and families. Coverage and eligibility requirements vary from state to state. Medicaid is the primary payer of nursing home care. In addition, many states offer some level of home and community-based long-term care services for eligible individuals. Such additional services are at the option of the state and are not mandated by Federal law.
The federal health insurance program for: people 65 years of age or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure with dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD). Medicare coverage provides for acute hospital care, physician services, brief stays in skilled nursing facilities, and short-term skilled home care related to a medical problem. Medicare coverage is determined by the nature of services required by the patient, not the specific diagnosis. Coverage is restricted to medical care, and does not include prescription drugs or custodial care at home or in nursing homes.
A private insurance policy designed to cover certain gaps in Medicare coverage.
A private insurance policy designed to supplement the coverage of the Medicare program. Medigap policies are typically designed to minimize Medicare copayments and deductibles for covered services and generally do not offer expanded coverage such as long term care services or prescription drugs.