Medicaid’s Role in Long-Term Care
Medicaid and Long-Term Care
While Medicaid is the nation’s major source of financing for long-term care services, paying for over 40% of total long-term care, its role is not well understood. Misperceptions on who qualifies and what is covered are common. A fact sheet and a Q & A sheet about Medicaid’s role in long-term care assistance provide basic information on the topic.