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  • Medicaid Information for Long-term Care

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    Several questions are normally asked as people begin to think about long-term care and Medicaid. Generally, those questions include: What other options are there to nursing homes? What does it take to become financially eligible for Medicaid? How much money and property can I have and still be eligible for Medicaid? Can I give away my money and property or some of it and still be eligible for Medicaid? Do I have to spend all of my money before I can become eligible for Medicaid? What will my spouse live on if I have to go into a nursing home on Medicaid? Who will pay for my burial if all of my money has to go to the nursing home? I promised to help send my grandchild to college; do the Medicaid rules prevent me from doing that? Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Human Services
  • 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

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • 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

    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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  • Watch a Video Update about Katie Beckett Medicaid Eligibility

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    Katie Beckett is a Medicaid eligibility category that provides Medical Assistance coverage for certain children under age 19 who have long-term disabilities or complex medical needs and who live at home. Katie Beckett eligibility enables these children to be cared for at home instead of in an institution. With Katie Beckett, only the child's income and resources, not the parents', are taken into account during the application process. Content Detail

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • 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

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    American Bar Association
  • 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
  • FAQ: Aren't all leases "standard?

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    Aren't all leases "standard?? What difference does it make whether the tenant reads the lease before signing it? Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Power of Attorney for the Care of a Minor Child

    Forms and Tools

    This power of attorney gives a grandparent the powers to care for a minor child, including the power to enroll the child in school, and to obtain medical care and housing for the minor child. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • 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

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    Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc
  • Termination of Parental Rights

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    Information about what is means to have your parental rights terminated by a court. Read More

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    Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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

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    Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services
  • Why is the Lease Important?

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    This documents provides basic information about what leases are, the ways a lease protects the tenant and the important issues that residential lease should cover. Read More

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®