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Dual Eligibility in Pennsylvania: What Happens When I Am Newly Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid?

Authored By: Pennsylvania Health Law Project

This manual from the Pennsylvania Health Law Project is for advocates and consumers who have Medicare and are also eligible for or enrolled in a Medicaid program. Medicaid in Pennsylvania is called "Medical Assistance" or "MA." Persons with Medicare and Medicaid are frequently referred to a "dual eligibles" due to their being simultaneously eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. (PDF) (February 2013)

Last Review and Update: Feb 16, 2022
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