Can my mother get Medicare and Medicaid at the same time?

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Yes, people who receive both Medicare and Medicaid are called "Dual Eligibles." The federal government has information online about the programs here:
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Thanks, Gabriel. This is important information.
My dad is already receiving both medicare and medicaid in Illinois. If I move him to California would he still be covered or would we have to reapply?
my mother receives a ss ck for 978.00 after they take out 104.00 for medicare she also has tri-care for life through my late dad she is also eligible for Medicaid?

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