You can get and compare information about the quality, deficiencies identified in inspections and staffing at nursing homes.
You can also contact the Long Term Care Ombudsman for your region of the state or by calling
Choosing a nursing home for yourself or a loved one is a very important decision. Consumers should always visit each facility they are considering and spend time touring the facility and talking with residents, families and staff members.
Medicaid is health insurance that helps many people who can't afford medical care pay for some or all of their medical bills.
Good health is important to everyone. If you can't afford to pay for medical care right now, Medicaid can make it possible for you to get the care that you need so that you can get healthy – and stay healthy.
Medicaid is available only to certain low-income individuals and families who fit into an eligibility group that is recognized by federal and state law. Medicaid does not pay money to you; instead, it sends payments directly to your health care providers. Depending on your state's rules, you may also be asked to pay a small part of the cost (co-payment) for some medical services.