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Medicaid Waiver Programs- Alternatives to the Nursing Home

As described in more detail in the “Long Term Care Planning- Don’t Despair, Prepare!” post, Medicaid provides free long-term care as long as certain income and resource requirements are met.  Although most long-term care Medicaid recipients are in nursing homes, there are also Medicaid Waiver Programs available that provide alternatives to Nursing Home Care.  Here are a few programs:


  • Provides personal care, respite care, homemaker services, home delivered meals, adult day care, chore services, emergency response, medical equipment and supplies, medical transportation,
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