Managed Long Term Care at Home: Proactive Action Required to Expedite Benefits

Managed Long Term Care at Home:  Proactive Action Required to Expedite Benefits There are two components to a Medicaid Home Care application: the financial eligibility review and the medical assessment to determine the appropriate number of hours of home health aide services. Recent events have led to a dramatic back-log of medical assessments, causing applicants … Continue reading Managed Long Term Care at Home: Proactive Action Required to Expedite Benefits

Medicaid Home Care: How Many Hours Will Be Approved?

Medicaid Home Care in New York is provided by Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) plans. MLTCs provide Medicaid home care and case management services to people who need long-term care in the community. The MLTC decides how many hours of care you or your loved one will receive and arranges for that care by a network … Continue reading Medicaid Home Care: How Many Hours Will Be Approved?

Nursing Home Admissions Process:  What to Expect

The nursing home admission process can be overwhelming, especially when juggling the emotional impact of placing a loved one in a nursing home.  Knowing what to expect can help alleviate some of the stress. When a hospital is ready to discharge a patient who needs rehabilitation or residential health care services, a nurse will complete … Continue reading Nursing Home Admissions Process:  What to Expect