Isn’t Medicaid only for very poor people?

Usually, yes. Medicaid is a benefit program operated by the state and federal government. It provides medical care for those with extremely low income and who, for example, are pregnant, are caring for children, are former foster children, or who are disabled or have debilitating and chronic illnesses and cannot work. But another category for Medicaid eligibility is for people who are 65 years old or older.