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My mom has dementia and needs 24 hr care. Seems like medical will only cover care if she's in a long term facility vs assisted living. I don't feel that her care requires her to be in a nursing home/long term facility. Are there any assisted living facilities in North San Diego that will accept Medical payments?

Usually ALs do not except Medicaid. Where I live, they may if you have paid at least 2 years privately and ran out of money. May meaning, they haven't already hit the % they allow for Medicaid.

You need to call the facilities in your area and ask if they take Medicaid.
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MediCal, California version of Medicaid? Medicare does not cover any sort of facility living except rehab, post hospitalization.

She is in California? Someone will come along with more information about MediCal.
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