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- The care recipient must be enrolled in a Medicaid consumer directed waiver. Sometimes Medicaid waivers are oversubscribed and individuals will be placed on a waiting list.
- In most states, individuals must be 65 and/or disabled. Participants with Alzheimer’s, who require nursing, or who require assistance with the activities of daily living are medically eligible.
- Participants must be a resident in one of the states where these programs are available. See our list of the state programs for detailed information on your state program.
Individuals wishing to learn more about how these programs can be accessed for your situation should visit our website for the full article on the Cash and Counseling programs and to find out more the program in their state.