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Can you have both medicaid and tri-care (military insurance)

I am currently in my 2nd yr of fighting for disability and recieve medicaid which covers all costs as I am unable to afford the 9 prescriptions I am on, plus the many doctors I see. My husband who is in the military will be recieving tri-care soon, which is great, but i am worried that i will lose my medicaid. there are many things medicaid does not cover that i can use tri-care for and vice versa, but am not sure if that is allowed, does anyone know how this works? Thank you in advance.

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Asked by miracleoffaith at 6:35 PM on Aug. 7, 2010 in Health

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  • I think that your fine just as long as you make under the limits that they require,

    Answer by Claudiomom at 6:38 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • Tricare always asks me if I have other insurance so I would assume it would be fine.

    Answer by tanya_marieh at 6:47 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • I believe Tricare becomes your primary insurance and Medicaid becomes a supplement. Once he gets enrolled, he can contact the health benefits adviser to see what is going to work best for your specific situation.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 7:55 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

  • Thank you for your answers..they are useful. I will contact both tri care and medicaid on monday

    Comment by miracleoffaith (original poster) at 8:23 PM on Aug. 7, 2010

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