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Apple Health (Medicaid): If You Disagree with your Apple Health Managed Care Plan or Have a Complaint

Your rights and things you can do if you have any issues with your Apple Health Managed Care Plan. #5113EN

Changes to Apple Health (Medicaid) after the public health emergency ends

Your Apple Health coverage could change very soon. Read this to learn more. #5110EN

Estate recovery for long-term care services paid for by the State

If the state pays for your long-term care services, then the state can sometimes collect some of the things you own when you die to get back some or all of what it paid for. Read this to learn more. #5172EN

I am going to jail or prison. What about my Social Security and health care?

Do you need to let Social Security know you're going to be incarcerated? What will happen to your Medicare while you're in jail? Get the answers to these and other questions. #5190EN

Key Medicaid Standards as of April 2024

The table shows Medicaid eligibility and other standards in effect as of 4/01/2024.

Question and Answers on Applications for Long-Term Care Services and Supports

People who need help paying for long-term services and supports (LTSS) often wonder when they should file an application for assistance from the Home and Community Services Division (HCS) of the Department of Social and Health Services. This pamphlet discusses the timing of the application process. #5106EN

Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts

If you get SSI or Medicaid and then receive a lot of extra money that might otherwise make you ineligible, read this to learn what options you might have to keep your benefits. #7501EN

What can I buy and still be eligible for SSI and/or Medicaid?

To qualify for SSI or Medicaid, you can only have a certain amount of money or property (“resources”). Read this to learn how you can buy certain things to get to an amount where you qualify. #5107EN

Will money from a lawsuit affect my SSI and/or Medicaid?

SSI and Medicaid have a limit on how much money you can have in cash on hand or in a bank account. Read this to find out more about your options if you get SSI and/or Medicaid and then you win money in a lawsuit. #7502EN

I am going to jail or prison. What about my Social Security and health care?

Do you need to let Social Security know you're going to be incarcerated? What will happen to your Medicare while you're in jail? Get the answers to these and other questions. #5190EN

Question and Answers on Applications for Long-Term Care Services and Supports

People who need help paying for long-term services and supports (LTSS) often wonder when they should file an application for assistance from the Home and Community Services Division (HCS) of the Department of Social and Health Services. This pamphlet discusses the timing of the application process. #5106EN

Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts

If you get SSI or Medicaid and then receive a lot of extra money that might otherwise make you ineligible, read this to learn what options you might have to keep your benefits. #7501EN

What can I buy and still be eligible for SSI and/or Medicaid?

To qualify for SSI or Medicaid, you can only have a certain amount of money or property (“resources”). Read this to learn how you can buy certain things to get to an amount where you qualify. #5107EN

Apple Health (Medicaid): If You Disagree with your Apple Health Managed Care Plan or Have a Complaint

Your rights and things you can do if you have any issues with your Apple Health Managed Care Plan. #5113EN

Billing and Medicaid (Apple Health)

Questions and answers about billing for services Medicaid covers. Read this if your medical provider didn't bill Medicaid for services when you think it should have. Includes sample letters you can use to try to resolve the situation. #5112EN

Changes to Apple Health (Medicaid) after the public health emergency ends

Your Apple Health coverage could change very soon. Read this to learn more. #5110EN

I am going to jail or prison. What about my Social Security and health care?

Do you need to let Social Security know you're going to be incarcerated? What will happen to your Medicare while you're in jail? Get the answers to these and other questions. #5190EN

Key Medicaid Standards as of April 2024

The table shows Medicaid eligibility and other standards in effect as of 4/01/2024.

Key Medicaid Standards as of October 2022

The table shows Medicaid eligibility and other standards in effect as of 10/1/2022.

Question and Answers on Applications for Long-Term Care Services and Supports

People who need help paying for long-term services and supports (LTSS) often wonder when they should file an application for assistance from the Home and Community Services Division (HCS) of the Department of Social and Health Services. This pamphlet discusses the timing of the application process. #5106EN

Questions and Answers on Medicaid for Nursing Home Residents

Medicaid is a government program that pays for medical services including nursing home care. It is administered by DSHS -- the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. To receive Medicaid payment for nursing home care, you must meet the financial eligibility requirements described in this publication. Also, you must need the care provided in a nursing home. #5170EN

Questions and Answers on the Community First Choice Program

CFC is a Medicaid program offering personal care and other services. The program was established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) under 1915(k) of the Social Security Act and is administered by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). #5103EN

Questions and Answers on the Tailored Supports for Older Adults (TSOA) and Medicaid Alternative Care (MAC) Programs

TSOA and MAC are Medicaid programs. TSOA and MAC provide free services to unpaid caregivers who are taking care of family members who are at least 55 years old. #5171EN

Senior Bulletin - Medicaid: Requirements for spousal annuities

VOL. 09-3 DATE: January 1, 2016 (updated) FROM: Barbara Isenhour and Sean Bleck

Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts

If you get SSI or Medicaid and then receive a lot of extra money that might otherwise make you ineligible, read this to learn what options you might have to keep your benefits. #7501EN

The Medically Needy "Spenddown" Program: Medicaid for Adults 65 and Older or Disabled Who Don't Get SSI

The Medically-Needy (MN) program helps pay medical expenses for certain people who are 65 or older, and for certain younger disabled people. It is a program for people who do not get Medicaid coverage that comes with a cash grant from Supplemental Security Income (SSI), General Assistance, or another public assistance program. #5104EN

What can I buy and still be eligible for SSI and/or Medicaid?

To qualify for SSI or Medicaid, you can only have a certain amount of money or property (“resources”). Read this to learn how you can buy certain things to get to an amount where you qualify. #5107EN

Apple Health for Kids

Learn about options for affordable health care coverage for young people under age 18 in Washington State. #5312EN

I am going to jail or prison. What about my Social Security and health care?

Do you need to let Social Security know you're going to be incarcerated? What will happen to your Medicare while you're in jail? Get the answers to these and other questions. #5190EN

Medicare and Hospital Discharges

If you get Medicare, and have to get inpatient hospital care, read this to learn about your rights when the hospital decides it is time to discharge you. #5212EN

Medicare Information for 2024

Deductibles, Premiums & Co-payments for Parts A and B

Medicare Savings Programs: Help Paying for Medicare Costs

If you’re on Medicare, you may qualify for help with Medicare premiums, deductibles, and cost-sharing. There are four programs that can help. #5210EN

I am going to jail or prison. What about my Social Security and health care?

Do you need to let Social Security know you're going to be incarcerated? What will happen to your Medicare while you're in jail? Get the answers to these and other questions. #5190EN

Question and Answers on Applications for Long-Term Care Services and Supports

People who need help paying for long-term services and supports (LTSS) often wonder when they should file an application for assistance from the Home and Community Services Division (HCS) of the Department of Social and Health Services. This pamphlet discusses the timing of the application process. #5106EN

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