Q.- We know a person who is entitled to Medicare is not eligible for the new American Rescue Plan Act COBRA subsidy. What about eligibility for Medicaid?
A- A person who is eligible for Medicaid may decline Medicaid and receive premium assistance for COBRA instead. Medicaid enrollment is ongoing, so the person may be able to re-enroll in Medicaid at the end of the premium assistance period. Here is a link to information about Medicaid.