Today’s Q&A on is about Applying for Medicaid Benefits

Question:  How would we go about applying for Medicaid benefits?

Answer:  Medicaid benefits are going to be different in every state.  The first thing you need to determine is what benefits you seek.  For instance, in Pennsylvania, if you are seeking benefits for home and community based services, you will start with the local area agency on aging.  If you are seeking benefits for nursing services provided in a nursing home, you would file the application at the County Assistance Office.  In any event, you can get this information from your local Area Agency on Aging or an experienced Elder Law attorney.

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