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:
Assisted Living Waiver Program
To take advantage of Medicaid Waiver Programs, you must meet the same financial eligibility requirements as for traditional long-term care Medicaid.