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On Medicaid and Medicare?

You may qualify for a special needs Medicare plan with additional benefits for a low or $0 monthly plan premium.

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What are Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans (D-SNP)?

Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans, often abbreviated D-SNP, are unique plans available to some folks eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. D-SNPs provide an affordable Medicare option for those who qualify, with low or $0 monthly plan premiums. Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans fit the needs of qualifying members, often low-income Medicaid recipients with specific medical conditions or unique health requirements.

Features and Benefits of Dual Special Needs Plans may include:

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Monthly Stipend

Some plans include a monthly allowance to help purchase healthy groceries, over-the-counter medication, or home utilities.

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Prescription Drug Coverage

Many D-SNPs provide coverage for prescribed medications.

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Dental Coverage

A D-SNP often includes coverage for preventative dental care, such as checkups and cleanings.

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A D-SNP may offer transportation costs for doctor visits and other essential travel, such as trips to the pharmacy.

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