Medicaid and Long-Term Care Assistance: Financial Eligibility Issues

Corynn D. Ford (Editor)

Series: Health Care in Transition
BISAC: MED035000

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Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that finances the delivery of primary and acute medical services, as well as LTSS, for a diverse low-income population, including children, pregnant women, adults, individuals with chronic disabling conditions, and people age 65 and older.

This book describes the basic elements of Medicaid, focusing on who is eligible, what services are covered, how enrollees share in the cost of care, how the program is financed, and how providers are paid. The book also explains waivers, program integrity activities, and the dual eligible population. In addition, the book describes the following selected issues: the ACA Medicaid expansion, the impact of the ACA health insurance annual fee on Medicaid, and the ACA maintenance of effort (MOE) with respect to Medicaid eligibility.
(Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Chapter 1 - Medicaid Financial Eligibility for Long-Term Services and Supports (pp. 1-22)
Kirsten J. Colello

Chapter 2 - Medicaid: Financial Characteristics of Approved Applicants and Methods Used to Reduce Assets to Qualify for Nursing Home Coverage (pp. 23-70)
United States Government Accountability Office

Chapter 3 - Medicaid: An Overview (pp. 71-118)
Alison Mitchell, Evelyne P. Baumrucker and Elicia J. Hgberz

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