Medical Assistance Services--Bureau of Long Term Care

What services does the Long Term Care and Specialty Populations Unit provide?

The Long Term Care Bureau is responsible for assisting families and individuals in receiving Medicaid services to maintain a good quality of life. Services are also provided to keep eligible persons in their own homes or communities who would otherwise require care in medical institutions.  Services are intended to assist persons to attain the highest degree of independence possible.

Services provided by the bureau include:

Who is eligible to receive services?

Individuals who are found to be Medicaid eligible may receive services if they are determined eligible for that particular program.

How do I apply for services?

You may apply at your local Department of Human Services office by requesting an application for Medicaid benefits.

Where do I go to get more information?

Your local Department of Human Service Office

Brief Description of the Unit:

The Long Term Care Bureau assists families and individuals in receiving an array of Medicaid services.


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