It doesn't matter. Trump and the Republicans are about to cut both programs. Expect to see poor people and old people dying in the streets.
- 1 year ago
Medicaid depends on your income you have to make less money to qualify for Medicaid sorry but Medicaid is strict
- EdnaLv 71 year ago
What do you want to know?
Medicare is a medical insurance program for everybody 65 and over. Its monthly premium comes off the top of a person's Social Security Retirement check.
Medicaid is a federal and state-funded health plan for low-income patients who are either too young to be enrolled in Medicare, or patients who can't afford private health insurance. Medical care is usually provided free of cost for those patients. It's sort of like welfare for the low income patients.
- LiliLv 71 year ago
It depends on your income as to which you qualify for, and on your situation as to which you might need.
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What about it? NO clue what you're talking about
- SummertimeLv 71 year ago
They hang on each other.
Medicaid is for the poor and indigent. Medicare is for the disabled and for people who have worked enough years to earn their social security. Go to social security.gov and it will answer most questions about the differences between the two on their list of most commonly asked questions page.Source(s): Been on both
- Mr. SmartypantsLv 71 year ago
Medicare is for the 'elderly', anyone over 65. It's a national insurance company. You get some for free, you can buy more.
Medicaid is for the poor, for the (rapidly growing) number of people who can't afford healthcare. It's run by the states with mostly federal money. Each state does it a little differently.
- ANDRE LLv 71 year ago
What about them ? Are you looking to see a cage match between them ?