Medicare Dual Eligible in Kentucky

Dual Eligible Describes beneficiaries that are eligible for both Medicare & Medicaid, usually because of low income status. In Kentucky a person that is disabled or 65 or older may qualify for a Medicare Dual Eligible plan. usually in these types of Plans Medicare pays for covered cost first and then Medicaid would pay for cost not covered by Medicare including part or all for the Part B Premiums. Dual Eligible benefits are different from State to state. In Kentucky there is a managed Medicaid plan that is used to pay benefits. You should check with the Boone county Health Department to apply or see if you qualify for Medicaid assistance with your Medicare Plan. Many Companies in Kentucky like AARP, Humana, and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield have custom Dual Eligible Advantage Plans.