Unformatted text preview: receives a service that there is no coverage for in the eligibility group to which that person belongs. The patient might also have to pay a small co-pay for certain services, again based on the rules of the state of residence. Virtually all emergency services are covered for patients with Medicaid. With the state and federal involvements in insurance at the same time, states are aided with regulations—they follow federal guidelines, like the poverty guideline (used to determine poverty for the purpose of welfare programs) while simultaneously allowing the creation of a plan and the specification of eligibility factors unique to each state. If a person is unable to qualify for Medicaid, he or she might qualify for state programs that do not receive federal funding....
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- Spring '11
- Immigration to the United States, individual’s eligibility