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)