America’s healthcare system often places lower income care-seekers at a disadvantage. Although the Affordable Care Act has done a lot to combat this problem, a troubling number of people are still in need of coverage. This is where Medicaid enters the equation. Despite the unfair social stigma certain individuals and lawmakers place on Medicaid recipients, this program is often the only available option to those who qualify for it. If any of the following examples describe your situation, applying for Medicaid may be in your best interest.
1. You Don’t Qualify for A.C.A. Coverage
By visiting HealthCare.gov and providing some basic information, you can learn about which subsidized insurance plans – if any – you qualify for. However, it’s possible to make too little to qualify for A.C.A. coverage. If this applies to you, there’s no need to fret – simply apply for Medicaid in your state. Medicaid is …Read more →