[MCD 101] Lesson 2: What is the difference between MediCAID and MediCARE? Quiz Please sign up for the course before taking this quiz. Medicaid covers long term nursing home stays, but Medicare does not.1 True False Medicaid operations are:1 A mix of fee for service (managed by the state agency) and managed care (managed by health plans, overseen by the state agency), depending on the state. Each state gets to decide how it operates its program. All conducted by managed care plans. Every state uses health plans to operate its Medicaid program. Determined by the CMS regional office, depending on what CMS thinks is the best operational model for each state. Conducted by the same carriers who operate Medicare. Medicare-covered services also covered by Medicaid are paid first by Medicare.1 True False Medicare Part C covers drugs.1 True False The only way to get Medicare coverage is to be 65 and have had paid into the system over your working years.1 True False Medicare operations are:1 Done with centralized oversight by CMS, but made possible through the use of regional Medicare carriers (health plans). Managed by one single health plan that is selected every 5 years. Governed by a Medicare committee in each state. All fee for services. Medicare does not use health plans.