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Minnesota's Medicaid program, known as Medical Assistance, provides health insurance coverage to low-income families, children, and unmarried adults, as well as to individuals who are elderly, blind, or disabled. Medical Assistance is administered at the county level by the Department of Human Services
For those who qualify financially, New York's Medicaid program will pay for long-term care for elderly or disabled folks who require a certain level of medical care and personal care. (Read the first part of this article on income and asset limits and when a nursing home is medically necessary.) In
In North Carolina, Medicaid is a common source of funding for long-term care, particularly when people have already used up all of their own assets to pay for private care. And this doesn't take long -- in 2012, the average daily cost of a private room in a nursing home in North Carolina was $228.
In Texas, long-term care is expensive, whether in a nursing home, assisted living facility, or home health care. Medicare coverage for long-term care is very limited, private health insurance policies generally do not cover long-term care, and few people have purchased private long-term care insurance