Medicine & USMLE

Medicare vs Medicaid

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  2. McCune-Albright Syndrome
  3. Hexokinase vs Glucokinase
  4. COP I & II and Clathrin
  5. Kartagener Syndrome (Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia)
  6. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)
  7. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
  8. Cystic Fibrosis Overview
  9. Cystic Fibrosis Complications
  10. Medicare vs Medicaid
  11. Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy
  12. Yolk Sac Tumor
  13. Rett Syndrome
  14. Fragile X Syndrome
  15. Whipple's Disease
  16. Osteoid Osteoma vs Osteoblastoma
  17. T1 vs T2 MRIs

Medicare and Medicaid are two different healthcare programs with different functions and beneficiaries.

Medicare is a purely federal program, without involvement by the state. People eligible for coverage include the elderly over age 65, patients with end-stage-renal-disease (ESRD), younger patients with disabilities, and patients with ALS (Lou-Gehrig’s Disease). Medicare also has four parts, termed A, B, C, and D. Part A covers inpatient/hospital care, Part B covers outpatient/medical care, Part C is a combination of Parts A and B that is offered by private companies, and Part D covers prescription drugs.

Medicaid is jointly operated by state and federal governments. It helps with medical costs for people with limited finances, especially poorer families with children.

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