What is Medicaid?
Medicaid is a health insurance scheme instituted by the US federal government to help the low income section of the society in their medical needs. The scheme is jointly funded by the US federal government and the state.
Though there’s a difference between Medicaid and Medicare, a person can qualify for both the programs. While Medicare is reserved for people above the age of 65 years, Medicaid provides help to those below 65 in certain specific cases.
What are the Medicaid South Carolina Requirements?
Following are some of the common requirements for availing Medicaid health insurance in the state of South Carolina.
What are the Medicaid South Carolina Services?
The South Carolina Medicaid scheme offers various services although a beneficiary is expected to shoulder the co-payments that fall due when the services are rendered. Such services include critical or emergency care, hospitalization or outpatient visits, mental health treatment, physicians’ services, home healthcare, hospice, behavioral health services, dental and vision services and other care.