“Medicare Quick Bites” is your weekly treat of Medicare information. Hawaii SHIP has created these bite-sized lessons to help you understand this complex federal health insurance, thus “Making Medicare Digestible!” Follow us on Facebook or Twitter to get your weekly delivery of Medicare Quick Bites! This week’s treat is Medicaid Eligibility.
Medicaid covers medical costs for anyone who meets Hawaii’s income and asset eligibility requirements. To qualify, you must live in Hawaii and be a U.S. citizen or have qualified immigration status.
You may be eligible if you are:
• 65 or older
• A child under 19
• Living with a disability
• A parent or adult caring for a child