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Get More Benefits With Dual Medicaid-Medicare D-SNP Plans

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Dual Special Needs Plans (D-SNPs) are specialized Medicare Advantage plans for people with both Medicare and Medicaid and typically offer many extra benefits and features beyond Original Medicare.

What makes Dual Special Needs Plans different?

Medicaid is a joint Federal and state government program. Dual Eligible Plans also include help to coordinate care. These plans typically include additional benefits like:

  • Dental Coverage

  • Prescription Drug Coverage

  • Health Product and Over-the-Counter item Credits

  • Food Allowance

  • Vision Coverage

  • Transportation Services

  • Fitness Programs

Is a Dual Special Needs Plan right for you?

It may be right for you if…

  • You have full Medicaid Benefits and Medicare

  • You have complex medical needs

  • You need help coordinating care

  • You’d like extra benefits

What are the Eligibility Requirements for a Dual Special Needs Plan?

  • You have both Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B

  • You live in the geographic service area of your chosen plan

  • You are a US citizen or are lawfully present in the US

  • You are eligible for one of the following Medicaid Savings Programs:

    • Qualified Medicare Beneficiary

    • Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary Plus

    • Full Benefit Dual Eligible

How do I learn more about Medicaid Eligibility?

Contact the North Carolina Medicaid office:

  • Call: 888-245-0179 8:00am– 5:00pm Monday through Friday

  • Website

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