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Eligibility Calculators (2)+

  • Are You Eligible for Any Government Benefits?

    Enter information into this website and it will give you a report on benefits you may be eligible to receive. Content Detail

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    GovBenefits, A Partnership of Federal Agencies and Organizations
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    Spanish / Español
  • Medicaid Program

    The Medicaid Program provides medical benefits to low-income people who have no medical insurance or have inadequate medical insurance. The Federal government establishes general guidelines for the administration of Medicaid benefits. However, specific eligibility requirements to receive Medicaid benefits, as well as the type and scope of services provided, are determined by each individual State. Thus, a person who is eligible for Medicaid in one State may not qualify in another State. You must check with the Medicaid office in the state you live in to confirm your eligibility to receive benefits. Content Detail

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    GovBenefits.gov
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    Spanish / Español

Fair Hearings (1)+

  • 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

Hospitalization & Long-term Care (1)+

Medicaid (7)+

  • Medicaid Program

    The Medicaid Program provides medical benefits to low-income people who have no medical insurance or have inadequate medical insurance. The Federal government establishes general guidelines for the administration of Medicaid benefits. However, specific eligibility requirements to receive Medicaid benefits, as well as the type and scope of services provided, are determined by each individual State. Thus, a person who is eligible for Medicaid in one State may not qualify in another State. You must check with the Medicaid office in the state you live in to confirm your eligibility to receive benefits. Content Detail

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    GovBenefits.gov
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

    Information on applying for the Medicare prescription drug benefit Content Detail

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    Medicare.gov
  • 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
  • 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

  • What is Medicaid and Who Is it For?

    Medicaid is a jointly funded, Federal-State health insurance program for low-income and needy people. It covers children, the aged, blind, and/or disabled and other people who are eligible to receive federally assisted income maintenance payments. This web site provides basic information and answers to frequently asked questions about Medicaid. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
  • 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

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

Know Your Rights Articles (9)+

  • Are You Eligible for Any Government Benefits?

    Enter information into this website and it will give you a report on benefits you may be eligible to receive. Content Detail

    By:
    GovBenefits, A Partnership of Federal Agencies and Organizations
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • DíadelaMujerLatina

    The mission of Día de la Mujer Latina, Inc. is to promote health awareness to the under served Latino community by providing an ethnic-specific education; a culturally appropriate setting for early detection screening and prevention care; and resource information for follow-up services. Content Detail

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    DíadelaMujerLatina.org
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    Spanish / Español
  • Georgia Common Point of Access to Social Services

    COMPASS is a quick and easy way for people in Georgia to get answers to questions about health and human services. Content Detail

  • Healthfinder espanol: su guía a la información confiable de la salud

    healthfinder® español contiene fuentes de información seleccionadas en español que le pueden servir de guía para tomar decisiones con relación a su salud. Para comenzar su búsqueda, ingrese en el cuadro de búsqueda anterior el texto que desea investigar o escoja uno de los tema listados a continuación. Content Detail

    By:
    Departmento de Salud y de Servicios Humanos de los Estados Unidos
  • Primary Health Care Centers in Georgia

    This web site contains information about each of the primary health care centers in Georgia. The Office of Regulatory Services regulates primary health care facilities and programs. Most of the regulated health care facilities are certified by ORS for reimbursement under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Content Detail

    By:
    Department of Human Resources, Office of Regulatory Services
  • 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

  • United Way of Central Georgia

    There are many services and resources that are available to you in your community. United Way 2-1-1 provides you with the information that you need and helps you find the right service for your specific need. Dial 2-1-1 to speak with a trained referral specialist who will help you locate programs and services in your area. The service is free, and provides confidential information for Central Georgians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are equipped to serve the hearing impaired and can accommodate most language Content Detail

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    United Way
  • United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta 211 Database

    Links to assistance programs helping people with disabilities, homeless, substance abuse, basic resources such as housing and food assistance in the Metropolitan Atlanta area. Content Detail