Skip main navigation

Overview of Medicare and Medicaid

Overview of Medicare and Medicaid

The Medicare program, administered by CMS, provides health coverage for individuals aged 65 or older, certain disabled individuals, and those with end-stage renal disease.

It comprises different parts covering specific services, including hospital insurance (Part A), medical insurance (Part B), and prescription drug coverage (Part D). Similarly, Medicaid offers coverage for low-income individuals, families, children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities, with benefits varying by state.

Does your country has medical program to help children and the elder? What are the policy?

This article is from the free online

Healthcare Management and Strategy

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Reach your personal and professional goals

Unlock access to hundreds of expert online courses and degrees from top universities and educators to gain accredited qualifications and professional CV-building certificates.

Join over 18 million learners to launch, switch or build upon your career, all at your own pace, across a wide range of topic areas.

Start Learning now