Category Archives: Medicaid

State Programs that Work in Conjunction with Medical Assistance

Medical Assistance, MA, is a federal and state program that is administered to the states. In Minnesota, the program is called Medical Assistance.  Included are other programs that can help Minnesota families. To be eligible for the following programs, an applicant must be MA eligible. Alternative Care: Alternative Care is a state funded program that…
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How Elderly Waiver Allows Minnesotans To Remain In Their Community & Receive Needed Elder Care

Elderly Waiver is an alternative to nursing homes [caption id="attachment_811" align="alignright" width="225"] Elderly Waiver Can Keep You In The Community[/caption] The Elderly Waiver program is authorized by a waiver to Minnesota’s Medical Assistance (Medicaid) program. The waiver allows Minnesota to receive federal funds to help pay for home and community based alternatives to nursing facility…
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What You Need To Know Right Now About Medical Assistance — 2012 Update

Medicaid And Medical Assistance Are Need Based As we noted last year, What You Need To Know Right Now About Medicaid And Medical Assistance, Medical Assistance is a need-based program. Every state has its own Medicaid program. Minnesota calls its Medicaid program Medical Assistance. Medical Assistance provides health care coverage for financially eligible Minnesota residents…
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What You Need To Know Right Now About Medicaid And Medical Assistance

[caption id="attachment_648" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Medicaid And Medical Assistance Can Be Confusing"][/caption] Many seniors have questions regarding Medicaid, whether or not they are eligible for coverage and what that coverage entails. This overview provides background information and answers Medicaid related questions. Medicaid is a medical care program between the federal government and states that provides medical…
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