Why is Applying for Medicaid So Difficult?

With long term care nursing costs typically exceeding $11,000 per month, Medicaid benefits are necessary for over half of the nursing home population in our country. Yet, applying for Medicaid is long, tedious, and for those who are not prepared, sometimes not entirely predictable.

To qualify for Medicaid, an applicant must prove that he is at least 65 years old, or blind or disabled.

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