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  • Long Term Care Options in Georgia

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    Long-term care refers to medical, rehabilitative, social and support services provided to people who need assistance in caring for themselves. Usually these services are needed because of physical or mental disabilities that require varying degrees of assistance and medical/nursing management. Long-term care services can be delivered in a wide variety of settings ranging from a private home to a nursing facility. This document contains more information about your long term care options in Georgia. Read More

  • Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs

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    This document contains a list of all of the contact information for the Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs in communities throughout Georgia, organized according to region. Read More

  • Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs

    Know Your Rights,Local Help

    This document contains a list of all of the contact information for the Long Term Care Ombudsman Programs in communities throughout Georgia, organized according to region. Read More

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    Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • GeorgiaCares - Health Insurance Counseling, Assistance and Referrals for the Elderly

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    this is designed to educate and help seniors with 6 things:(1) information about low cost prescription assistance programs, health insurance, managed care, long term care insurance, Medical Supplemental Insurance, Medicare savings program; Help with applying for low cost prescription assistance programs, understanding your rights as a Medicare beneficiary, analyzing your Medicare Summary Notice, comparing and evaluating health insurance and managed care plans, sorting through medical bills and assistance filing medical claims; assistance with complicated Medicare problems; referrals to other appropriate agencies; community education; and counseling in person and by phone. Content Detail

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    GeorgiaCares
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  • HMOs - Managed Care

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    Managed care is a term that refers to a method of keeping down the costs of medical care by managing your health care through preventive medicine, patient education and utilizing resources in the best way possible. It often has health maintenance organizations (HMOs) as one of its components. Managed care usually means that you must follow more rules when you go to the doctor in exchange for paying less for your health care. The law is becoming more and more important in how people use managed care. This web site contains more information about your rights under managed care. Content Detail

    By:
    American Bar Association
  • How the CARES Act Expands Unemployment

    Watch to learn more about how the CARES Act expands unemployment in Georgia. Read More

    By:
    Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.
  • Medicaid Estate Recovery

    Brochures

    If you are on Medicaid or about to receive Medicaid and own a home, get legal advice before you decide what to do with your home or other property. Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
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    Spanish / Español
  • What should I know about VA health care?

    Know Your Rights

    Read to learn about VA health care in Georgia. Read More

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    GeorgiaLegalAid.org
  • Health-Related Information for People with Disabilities

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    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

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    First Gov - Your First Click is the U.S. Government
  • What should I know about alimony?

    Know Your Rights

    Read to learn about alimony in Georgia. Read More

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    GeorgiaLegalAid.org
  • What should I know about Medicaid?

    Know Your Rights

    Read to learn about Medicaid in Georgia. Read More

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    GeorgiaLegalAid.org
  • Kinship Care: Legal Relationships and Public Benefits Guide

    Brochures

    Information for relative caregivers adopting children including definitions of benefits and adoption Read More

  • What is Elder Abuse?

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    This brochure is aimed at providing information and resources for victims of elder abuse as well as defining laws pertaining to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Read More

  • Temporary Health Care Placement Decisionmakers: when you need to move from hospital to nursing home

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    When someone is unable to consent to his or her own admission to or discharge from a health care facility, it may be necessary for him or her to have someone else decide. This law covers that. Read More

  • What should I know about basic job rights in Georgia?

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    Read to learn about your contract and statutory job rights in Georgia. Read More

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    GeorgiaLegalAid.org