Long Term Care

What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid

Difference between medicare and medicaid

The differences between Medicare and Medicaid are confusing and complex. And this is coming from an estate planning attorney that has been dealing with these benefit programs for many years. At their core, both programs were developed to assist individuals who are unable to afford to pay for healthcare insurance on their own, either because they were too old (and thus their premiums were too expensive), or they didn’t earn enough money. Both Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law in 1965 as part of Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” vision to provide social justice to all Americans. Here is a […]