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  • Estate Recovery for Medical Services Paid for by the State

    The state has many programs that pay for medical services. The Medicaid program is one example. Under some of these programs and with important limitations, the estate recovery law allows the state to recover (to be paid back) the cost of the services it pays for. #5172EN Read More

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    Columbia Legal Services
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  • Protecting Elders and Vulnerable Adults from Abuse and Neglect

    9920EN - The law protects frail elders and vulnerable adults. Read about the different types of abuse that these individuals are protected from under the law. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Questions and Answers on the COPES Program

    COPES is a program that pays for personal care and other services for people in their own homes. COPES also pays for care in adult family homes, adult residential care facilities, and assisted living facilities. It is designed to help people who, without COPES, would need to be in nursing homes. Publication 5102EN Read More

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    Columbia Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • Understanding Your CARE Tool Assessment

    5420EN - This publication explains how to read the Comprehensive Assessment Reporting Evaluation (CARE) document called Assessment Details. If you have not had an assessment yet this booklet will give you an idea about what to expect. During your assessment a case manager asks you questions about the help you need. That information is used to determine what services you can receive. This includes personal care hours and nursing services. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский

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