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Assisted Living Waiver Program- Alternative to the Nursing Home

The Assisted Living Waiver Program is an option for those looking for alternatives to the nursing home.

With the Assisted Living Waiver Program, Medicaid covers the cost of care while the individual pays for his “room and board” at the assisted living facility.

To be eligible, the individual must apply for Medicaid and meet the following requirements:
1. Be 21 or older;
2. Meet the Medicaid financial requirements;
3. Meet the medical needs requirements;
4. Live in a nursing home, receive care through another Medicaid waiver program or live in an assisted living facility approved by the … Read the rest