My mom attends a day program for her Alzheimer's. How do I go about seeing if her Medicaid will pay towards her costs?

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you can get help from local social services.
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Does the Daycare have a Social Worker? If so, ask her how you would go about seeing if Mom was eligible for Medicaid. At Moms DC there were people getting partial or fully paid. If no SW then go or call ur County Social Service Dept. and ask there about Medicaid.
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BY K. GABRIEL HEISER | Last Updated 7.8.2016
“Q: I am the full-time caregiver for my mom, and I also work full-time. She cannot be left home alone all day, so I am looking into adult day care. Will Medicare or Medicaid pay for it?

A: Medicare does not pay for any type of adult day care (ADC). Some Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) may provide partial coverage for these services, but they are not required to do so. However, Medicaid will typically provide some type of coverage, but acceptance into these programs can be challenging.

Medicaid will provide for social adult day care, care in the home or in an assisted living facility, under the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) program available in many communities. This method of managing services helps seniors to remain living in their community for as long as possible and avoid placement in a nursing home. There may be a waiting list for services, depending on whether the state includes them in their basic Medicaid State Plan or uses a waiver program.

Medicaid will also pay most or all of the costs for services provided by licensed adult day health care settings for participants with very low income, few assets, and a demonstrated need for skilled nursing care. This medical model of daily care usually requires a health assessment and a physician's order before someone can be admitted into the program. These centers often provide rehabilitative physical, occupational, and speech therapies, and staff include a registered nurse (RN), therapists, and other health professionals.”

This is from this site. I found it doing a search of “Medicaid” and “Daycare”. Hope it helps.
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