Medicaid Application

Federal court orders IL Medicaid program to process eligibility applications in LTC suit

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Illinois' Medicaid program must process a backlog of eligibility applications by mid-October, bringing relief to long-term care consumers and providers, a federal court ruled last week.

SNFs may help enroll: CMS

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Organizations may serve as authorized representatives for nursing home residents in the Medicaid application and enrollment process, according to a final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.