Definitions for "DUAL ELIGIBLES"
People entitled to Medicare and also eligible for Medicaid.
Individuals who qualify for both Medicare benefits and Medicaid assistance. There are two types of dual eligibles: 1) those who receive full Medicaid benefits, and 2) those for whom Medicaid pays for all or part of the Medicare premiums, co-payments and deductibles.
Elderly and/or disabled persons who qualify for benefits under both the Medi-Cal and Medicare programs.