Medicaid: Medicaid is a publicly funded health insurance program available low-income to residents of New York and people who have used up most of their savings and need long-term care. The best way to find out if you are eligible for any aspect of the Medicaid program is to contact your local department of social services. {READ MORE}

Medicare: Medicare is a federal health insurance program available to people age 65 and older and certain disabled individuals. Medicare is a vast program with many health care options available and many different ways to get benefits. {READ MORE}

EPIC:EPIC is a publicly funded insurance program for seniors in New York State. New York State residents can join EPIC if they are 65 or older, and have an annual income of $35,000 or less if single, or $50,000 or less if married. Seniors who receive full Medicaid benefits are not eligible for EPIC benefits. Seniors with other prescription coverage through Medicare or most other plans can combine that coverage with EPIC to cover drug costs not covered by that other coverage. {READ MORE}