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The purpose of this literature review is to better understand the various pathways to Medicare-Medicaid eligibility, how and why and individual becomes eligible for both programs. Also, this report presents examples of federal government- and state-sponsored programs and supports aimed at delaying or preventing a descent into functional decline and/or poverty. The ways to simplify the enrollment process for those who quality and need Medicare and Medicaid benefits are discussed as well.
Sources:The Hilltop Institute
Programs/Initiatives:Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Social Security Disability Income; SSDI; Supplemental Security Income; SSI; Pre-Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees; Medicare Savings Program
Marsha Willis, MSW
Senior Policy Analyst
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53312