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Only those persons with a medical need are eligible for Medicaid and not all persons needing help receive Medicaid. In Georgia, medical eligibility determinations for nursing home facility care are performed by the facility using Form DMA-59. Determinations for CCSP (HCBS) are made by the CCSP RN Care coordinator. 2240 – Level of Care As […]

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With few exceptions (such as the existence of an interstate compact), a Medicaid applicant must be a resident of the State where benefits are provided. 42 CFR § 435.403. [Note 10]. The “duration” of residence cannot be a condition of eligibility. See 42 CFR § 435.403(j)(1); Shapiro v. Thompson, 394 U.S. 618 (1969). HCFA 64 […]

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An applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or a legally admitted alien to receive Medicaid. 42 CFR § 435.406. In that regard, HCFA 64 provides as follows: 3210.1 General Requirements.–The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193) significantly changed Medicaid eligibility for individuals who are not citizens of the United States. […]

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In addition, to establish technical eligibility for nursing home Medicaid, an applicant must be (i) a U.S. Citizen or lawfully admitted alien, (ii) a resident of the State where benefits are sought and (iii) have been treated for a continuous period of 30 days in a medical facility. 42 C.F.R. § 435.211. [Note 7]. By […]

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Individuals who are aged (age 65 or older), blind or disabled may be entitled to Medicaid if they are medically eligible and financially needy. In Georgia and Tennessee, SSI recipients are immediately eligible. See 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(10)(A)(i)(II). Although the focus here is on long term care Medicaid, other classes of assistance make Medicaid available […]

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