money follows the person

No one should have to go bankrupt when their spouses need Medicaid for home- and community-based services, such as help with eating, bathing or dressing. But unless Congress acts, people could lose this important protection
Senior couple in wheelchair in autumn nature.
The future is unclear for a major federal demonstration program that was created to expand the range of long-term services and supports (LTSS) options available to individuals
Wheelchair-bound African descent, female senior adult enjoys the outdoors with her home healthcare nurse or caregiver. The multi-ethnic group is at the patient's home or a nursing home or assisted living facility.
When Abbie was first admitted to a nursing facility in Henderson, Nev., in December 2012, she was told she would probably be there for the rest of her life. For Abbie, who was 76 at the time, that was not an option.
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