Dual-Eligibles


FAQ's for Individuals who have both Medicaid & Medicare

Some individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are dual eligibles because they receive both Medicare and Medicaid.  The Arc of New Jersey's Mainstreaming Medical Care Program is distributing information in the form of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to respond to the questions that families have been asking.  The questions and answers are divided into three sections. Click below to see the FAQs.

"Understanding what happens when a person with I/DD who receives Medicaid becomes eligible for Medicare."


 

The 2018 Medicare Part D Changes for Persons Who Have Both Medicare and Medicaid (The Dual Eligibles) Webinar  


 

The Dual Eligibles: Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) Who Have Both Medicaid and Medicare 

This webinar provided information to help families and staff understand why so many persons with I/DD are dually eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare. It explained the ways that dual eligibles can access health care services, including prescription drugs. Some individuals with I/DD have private health insurance in addition to Medicaid and Medicare, and the webinar also addressed that issue.