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  • Protect your Medicaid rights - Ask for a fair hearing

    This document explains your rights if you have problems with Medicaid, including: (1) the right to receive a written notice when the state plans to cut off your Medicaid, deny you services, or take any other action that is unfavorable to you, (2) the right to 10 days notice before the state cuts off your Medicaid (in almost all cases), and (3) the right to a fair hearing if you disagree with a decision the state makes, you have the right to a fair hearing. A fair hearing is a chance to get state officials to change their decision about your case. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
    Korean / 한국어
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
    Chinese / 中文
  • Your Medicare Discharge Rights

    If you are being discharged from the hospital and you have Medicare, you have specific rights. You have the right to appeal - have a review of your case by an outside reviewer hired by Medicare to look at your case. Content Detail

    By:
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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    Spanish / Español

Hospitalization & Long-term Care (2)+

  • Community Care Services Program

    A Medicaid-waivered program that is an alternative to nursing homes. It provides services, such as home-delivered meals, assistance with bathing, eating, or light errands, and a respite service. To apply, contact the regional AAA center. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • Hospital Bills May Be Covered by the Indigent Care Trust Fund

    This brochure explains what the Indigent Care Trust Fund (ICTF) is. It tells what hospitals that have the ITCF must do and cannot do. The brochure also tells you how you can apply for the ICTF and which hospitals in each county have the ICTF program. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

Medicaid & Medicare (4)+

  • Medicare

    The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • The Enhanced Services Project Attorney's Guide to Medicare Savings Programs

    This video reviews the most important things for Enhanced Services Project volunteer attorneys to know about Medicare Savings Programs when following up with Atlanta Legal Aid clients. For more information about income and resource limits, visit: http://ow.ly/VP9Qn. For more information about help with prescription drug coverage, visit: http://ow.ly/VP9RQ. A copy of the DFCS paper application for MSPs can be downloaded here: http://ow.ly/VP9Ud. Read More

  • The Self-Help Guide to Medicare Savings Programs

    This video reviews the most important things to know about Medicare Savings Programs in Georgia. For more information about income and resource limits, visit: http://ow.ly/VP9Qn. For more information about help with prescription drug coverage, visit: http://ow.ly/VP9RQ. A copy of the DFCS paper application for MSPs can be downloaded here: http://ow.ly/VP9Ud. Read More

  • You Can Keep Your Own Home and Still Get Medicaid!

    That's right! You do not have to give away your home in order to be eligible for Medicaid. In fact, giving your home away could cause you to be disqualified from receiving Medicaid. Although you may keep your home for as long as you or your spouse are alive, the state may put a lien on your home so it can recover its costs from your estate unless certain exemptions apply. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Korean / 한국어

Medicaid Prescription Drug Benefits (4)+

Paying for Nursing Home Care (2)+

  • Protect your Medicaid rights - Ask for a fair hearing

    This document explains your rights if you have problems with Medicaid, including: (1) the right to receive a written notice when the state plans to cut off your Medicaid, deny you services, or take any other action that is unfavorable to you, (2) the right to 10 days notice before the state cuts off your Medicaid (in almost all cases), and (3) the right to a fair hearing if you disagree with a decision the state makes, you have the right to a fair hearing. A fair hearing is a chance to get state officials to change their decision about your case. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Korean / 한국어
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
    Chinese / 中文
  • You Can Keep Your Own Home and Still Get Medicaid!

    That's right! You do not have to give away your home in order to be eligible for Medicaid. In fact, giving your home away could cause you to be disqualified from receiving Medicaid. Although you may keep your home for as long as you or your spouse are alive, the state may put a lien on your home so it can recover its costs from your estate unless certain exemptions apply. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Korean / 한국어

Related Information (3)+

  • Health-Related Information for People with Disabilities

    Find health-related information from the Federal government for people with disabilities from this section of the DisabilityInfo.gov web site, including information about: Children and Youth Developmental Disability, Cost, Disability Statistics, Health Rights, Long Term Services and Supports, Managed Care, Medicare and Medicaid, Mental Health, Occupational Safety, Prevention, Private Health Insurance, Quality, Specific Health Conditions and Disabilities, Substance Abuse, Veterans, and Women and Minorities. Content Detail

    By:
    First Gov - Your First Click is the U.S. Government
  • Hospital Bills May Be Covered by the Indigent Care Trust Fund

    This brochure explains what the Indigent Care Trust Fund (ICTF) is. It tells what hospitals that have the ITCF must do and cannot do. The brochure also tells you how you can apply for the ICTF and which hospitals in each county have the ICTF program. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • If You are Blind or Have Low Vision: How We Can Help

    The website has information on Social Security Disability benefits and SSI Benefits for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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    Spanish / Español

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Know Your Rights Articles (28)+