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Does Medicaid cover out of state hospitalization

My mother lives in New Jersey and has both Medicare part B and Medicaid. She is planning on visiting my sister in upstate New York. In case of emergency, does Medicaid cover her medical bills in NY.??
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Dear Pari390,

Since Medicaid is administered jointly by the state and federal governments, each individual state has its own rules regarding out-of-state Medicaid coverage. To find out the extend of Out of State coverage in your state (NJ), please call 1-800-356-1561.

Sincerely,

Amir Mostafaie
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