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Medicaid Nursing Homes

Medicaid may pay the full cost of the senior’s residence in a particular Medicaid nursing home, only if the senior meets the financial eligibility standards for  the state that the senior lives in. Also, the doctor must determine that the senior needs nursing home care. Medicaid in a federal program available in each state, and it provides medical care and long-term care for seniors with low-income or very few assets. The exact level of income and assets that determines a seniors eligibility varies from state to state.

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