Do you need CT Title XIX application assistance? Are you looking for help paying for Nursing Home Care or Long-Term Services and Supports for yourself or a disabled loved one? Do you qualify for Connecticut Medicaid Benefits? The Medicaid application process can be complicated and confusing, and CT Medicaid Specialists are here to help.
Whether you or a loved one is going into a nursing home or staying home and receiving care, you need to learn about CT Title XIX. Today, many families wish to keep loved ones at home as long as possible. In response to this need, some states recently began offering the opportunity to use Medicaid benefits to cover the costs of at home health care. But the The rules are very complicated.
Millions of American children, adults, and seniors suffer from chronic illness and disability. To be eligible for Title XIX (Medicaid), you must meet certain physical and financial requirements. There are special eligibility criteria for persons needing long term care. You must tell the State of CT about all assets, either owned solely by you or owned jointly with someone else. Income limits are strict; those who have too much income can still get Medicaid by deducting medical bills from their excess income (this is called "spend-down").
The Cost of Care Today
Medicaid pays for medical care for people who do not have enough money to pay their medical bills. Many people just do not prepare early on with a long term care insurance policy. This insurance is expensive, but so is the $400 per day cost for care in a nursing facility. For those who are unprepared, Title XIX may be their only recourse. Nursing home care is only one type of care paid by Medicaid. If you qualify, Medicaid will pay for your nursing home care and most of your costs while you are in a nursing home. Our staff can advise on current Medicaid requirements and restrictions and will work directly with the family and client to ensure the process is as easy as possible. Call 860-490-6772 today.