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Q: Tennessee Medicaid Rules-Nursing Homes ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: Tennessee Medicaid Rules-Nursing Homes
Category: Family and Home > Seniors
Asked by: fredboy-ga
List Price: $70.00
Posted: 01 May 2004 18:15 PDT
Expires: 19 May 2004 20:23 PDT
Question ID: 339608
My dad ( and mom) are in a Chattanooga Nursing home ( recent post
hospital admission). They are dead broke.
Mom cannot do the ADLS and def qualifies when her MediCARE rus out to go to
MediCAID. Dad is more ambulatory... but no way can he take care of himself
for psychological and physiological reasons. Who will ( soon) make the
determination IF he is physically qaulified to go on medicaid with my
Their docs? Some Social Worker at the Home? Some beaureacrat from the state?

They told us mom would qualify-but never said who makes the final medicaid
detrmiation? They are in a Really NICE place and together that takes medicaid !

WE do meet the 4000 in assets  rule for the financial side of this.

If we need to appeal, whats the chances of success and do we need an
elder care atty to do this?

The answer may be state of TN specific.

I do know the docs are trying everything they can to help us
BUT I somehow think its not their decision
There is no answer at this time.

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