• Nursing Home Unit

    Nursing Home Unit

    What Programs Are Offered?

    Medicaid for those residing in a Nursing Home or Intermediate Care Facility for Mental Retardation.

    What are the guidelines, income or otherwise, to participate?

    Resource limit is $1500 for an individual. The Protected Resource Minimum is $19,020 and Maximum is $95,100 (2005 standards) for couples. Your JFS Specialist will be able to provide you with more information regarding how these apply to you at your interview.

    What are the hours of operation?

    Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m.  5:00 p.m.

    Is a face to face interview required? How do I get one?

    Yes.  Call 225-4148 to request an application.  After the application is completed and returned, an appointment date will be mailed to you.  Please allow 1-4 hours for the interview.

    How long will it take to get an appointment?

    Generally, appointments are scheduled within three weeks of receipt of application.

    What do I need to bring to my appointment?

    Proof of all income, assets, tax returns, health insurance cards, proof of age, and social security cards. You may be asked to supply additional information.

    How long does it take for an application to be processed?

    Approximately 45 days from the time of the interview.

    Who do I contact if I have a question or concern?

    Customer Service at 225-6164

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    The above information is meant for a guide and does not determine eligibility