Vermont offers several programs that provide health care and prescription coverage.
Medicaid is a government health insurance program for income eligible Vermonters 65+ or disabled and other qualifying individuals; covers most medical care and services, such as doctor visits, hospital care, prescriptions, vision and dental care, long term care, physical therapy and more.
Choices for Care is Vermont's Long-Term Care Medicaid program. This program requires a nursing assessment by the state and Medicaid application to help pay for care in home, residential care, or nursing home.
Green Mountain Care is a family of low-cost and free health coverage programs for uninsured Vermonters offered by the state of Vermont and its partners.
Vermont Health Access Plan (VHAP) is an insurance program for adults who don't have health insurance and don't qualify for Medicaid and Medicare; VHAP covers a wide range of services including hospital care and doctor visits.
Prescription Assistance – Vermont provides assistance paying prescription drugs to adults 65+ and other qualifying adults who have no prescription insurance and meet eligibility requirements through VPharm and other programs.
For more information, call Green Mountain Care at 1-800-250-8427.
Medicare premium assistance - There are several programs offered though the State of Vermont which help with Medicare Part B premiums, co-pays, and deductibles based on income eligibility.
For more information about any of these programs, contact the Senior Helpline at 1-800-642-5119 or firstname.lastname@example.org