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The Long-Term Care Partnership Program (Partnership), administered by the Department of Community Health in collaboration with the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance and the Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services, provides an alternative to spending down or transferring assets by forming a partnership between Medicaid and private long-term care insurers.
The project’s goal is to transition more than 2,600 Medicaid long-term care Georgians by December 2018 from institutional settings to the community primarily through use of Georgia’s Medicaid waiver programs – the Independent Care Waiver Program (ICWP).
Medicaid Long-Term Services aenable eligible Georgians to live in the setting most appropriate for their needs – nursing facilities, their own home or a caregiver’s home
Waiver programs help people who are elderly or have disabilities and need help to live in their home or community instead of an institution such as a nursing home or ICF-MR.
This program provides coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) services for individuals under the age of 21. ASD coverage is provided for assessment and treatment services according to severity and is based on medical necessity.
Provides Medicaid benefits to eligible children through the TEFRA/ Katie Beckett Medicaid program under §134 of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) of 1982