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Representing Yourself: Appeal of Nursing Home "Level of Care" Denial

This is a guide to help you represent yourself at an administrative hearing to dispute Medicaid's determination that you do not meet the criteria for nursing facility level of care. It is not necessary to have a lawyer at an administrative hearing. The nursing home resident or beneficiary can represent themselves, be represented by a family member or other spokesperson.Administrative hearings are referred to as informal because they do not follow the strict procedural rules of a court. However there will be rules to how the hearing is to proceed. more...

What If You Can't Afford Your Medicaid Prescription Co-Payment?

What You Need to Know About Medicaid Prescription Drug Co-Pays:A co-payment is the amount you are expected to pay the pharmacy when your prescription is filled.You are not required to pay the co-pay if you are: more...

What is Medicaid?

What is Medicaid? more...

What is the Difference Between Medicaid And Social Security?

What is Medicaid?Medicaid is a health insurance program run by the state of Kentucky with state and federal funds. Medicaid has many different categories of assistance, and it is possible to be eligible under more than one category. Medicaid basically covers disabled people, families with children, elderly people, pregnant women, children, and wards of the state. If you fit one of these categories, you also must meet certain income and property rules to be eligible for Medicaid.Can I receive cash benefits on the Medicaid program? more...

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