Medicare and Medicaid Assistance

COVID-19 has caused temporary changes to Medicare and Medicaid coverage. Below you will find resources to assist in navigating these changes.

 

Medicare

For general information about Medicare coverage and COVID-19, including testing and care you can visit this website. For specific information about Medicare and accessing the COVID-19 vaccine go to this website.

 

Medicaid

You can learn more about Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage during COVID-19 here.

 

Telehealth and Related Services

Medicare has temporarily expanded its coverage of telehealth services in response to COVID-19. This expansion is to help ensure people can get the medical attention they need while staying safe. Telehealth has been expanded to include coverage for doctors, nurse practitioners, clinical psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. You can visit this website to learn more about accessing tele-healthcare