Please find attached below a brochure created by Idaho Legal Aid Services, Inc. about Medicaid Long-Term Care Benefits.
It’s a task that few of us look forward to: arranging for help to be there if, as senior citizens, we are no longer able to care for ourselves. For 1.4 million seniors, that care comes in a nursing home where most residents have their bills paid by the government through the Medicaid program. For millions of others, that care comes from family members or paid providers, in homes or assisted living facilities...
As they plan for the time when they may need long-term care, consumers are likely to face some difficult and uncomfortable questions. What would I do if I were no longer able to care for myself? Would someone in my family take care of me, or would I seek care elsewhere? And how would caregivers get paid?...
The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare.
Medicare is a multi-part federal health insurance program managed by the federal government. A person applies for Medicare through the Social Security Administration, but Medicare's rules are written by another federal agency, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), and Medicare claims are processed by private insurance companies, called "Fiscal Intermediaries" and "Medicare Carriers," that vary from state to state.
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