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Medicaid finances nearly half of all LTSS spending. Review an update to existing data on Medicaid financial eligibility standards for nursing home and HCBS waiver services for older persons and adults with disability. 2009 data were obtained on state selection of optional pathways for eligibility, income and asset standards, cost-sharing and other post-eligibility financial requirements. A copy of the survey instrument and accompanying letter to state Medicaid Directors are included.
Sources:AARP Public Policy Institute
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Personal Allowances;Nursing Home Residents;HCBS Recipients; Spousal Impoverishment Standards; Spousal Protections; Special Income Limits; Miller Trust; Asset Limits; Medically-Needy States; Poverty Level Coverage; Income Limit; Special Income Limit; SIL; Spousal Impoverishment Protections; Maintenance Needs Allowance; Spend-Down; Poverty-Level Coverage; 209(b) States
AARP Public Policy Institute
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52689