Iowa Medicare is a health insurance program by U.S government for all citizens of age 65 and above. It allows the senior citizens to enroll in the Medicare and hence meet their health care costs. Citizens below 65 years of age having disabilities like End Stage Renal Disease which results in permanent kidney failure are also eligible for Iowa Medicare.
Iowa Medicare supplement insurance plan is offered by private companies approved by Medicare. They provide additional coverage to the Original Medicare plan. Iowa Medicare supplement insurance plan covers the gaps in Original Medicare.
Iowa Medicare Advantage Plans are also called “Part C” or “MA” in Medicare.
Iowa Medicare Advantage Plans are offered by private insurance companies approved by Medicare.
Iowa Medical prescription drug coverage can be joined by approaching private or insurance company approved by Medicare. Every plan has its own cost and drug coverage. Everyone with Medicare can get the benefit of Iowa Medicare prescription drug coverage.
Iowa Medicare does cover health care needs for senior citizens, but gives limited coverage for long term care. Long term care insurance includes coverage of medical and non-medical care for people who have chronic illness or disability. It provides rehabilitation for people who need long term care.
Iowa Medicaid is the health care program provided by the government for people with low income and limited assets. Department of Health and Human Services runs this Iowa Medicaid health care program through Iowa Medicaid Enterprise.