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Medicaid for Home Care in Alaska

Medicaid Certified Home Care Agency in Alaska

Any caregiver agency could be eligible for Alaska Medicaid reimbursement if they are certified as an HHA. Different states follow different regulations for certification. Every state follows similar criteria including a checklist containing information about certifications and licenses. Some states may provide an exemption for certifications to home care businesses providing private-duty personal care services.

The certification requirement and detailed information can be accessed from the state’s Bureau of Licensing and Certification or the Human Service Department.

Governing Body: Alaska Medicaid


Medicaid in Alaska is a wide-ranging health care program funded by the state and federal government to provide health coverage to low-income individuals making less than 133% of the federal poverty level (FPL). The state of Alaska has various Medicaid programs for seniors, pregnant women, parents, children, disabled people, and caregivers.

Medicaid Programs:

  • Personal Care Services (PCS) (Alaska Medicaid Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Program)
  • Alaskans Living Independently (ALI)
  • Adults with Physical & Developmental Disabilities (APDD) Waiver
  • Chronic & Acute Medical Assistance
  • Alaska Health Insurance Premium Payment
  • Adult Dental Care

Income Requirements:

  • Not more than $1,707 per month for one person
  • Not more than $2,303 per month for a family of two-person

Application Process:

The application process for accessing Medicaid for Alaska residents is easy, and anyone can apply for the available Medicaid programs by visiting Department of Health and Social Services website.

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