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Will Medicaid help pay for home health care?
To qualify for Medicaid, a person must have a low income and few other assets. Medicaid coverage differs from state to state. In all states, Medicaid pays for basic home health care and medical equipment. In some cases, Medicaid will pay for a homemaker, personal care, and other services not covered by Medicare.
For more information on Medicaid coverage of home health care in your state, call your state medical assistance office. For state telephone numbers, call 1-800-MEDICARE.
For more information
For more information on caregivers, call the National Women's Health Information Center at (800) 994-9662 or contact the following organizations:
Administration for Children and Families
Administration on Aging
Family Caregiver Alliance
National Adult Day Services Association, Inc.
National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
National Family Caregivers Association
National Family Caregivers Support Program
The National Respite Locator Service
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2008
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