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Medicaid for Home Care in Kentucky

Medicaid Certified Home Care Agency in Kentucky

Filing Medicaid claims in Kentucky requires an HHA (Home Health Agency) certified agency along with compliance with some regulations and certifications that are state-specific. It is crucial for agencies to check the regulations for Medicaid reimbursement through the Bureau of Licensing and Certification or state’s Department of Human Services.

Governing Body: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services’ Department for Medicaid Services


Kentucky Medicaid is a wide-ranging health care program funded by the state and federal governments to provide health coverage to low-income individuals, including children under 19, pregnant women, parents and caretakers, and adults.

Medicaid Programs:

  • Kentucky Waiver for the Aged
  • Kentucky Supports for Community Living Waiver (SCL)
  • Medicaid Works

Income Requirements:

  • $16,394 for a single person
  • $54,690 for a family of eight
  • Children and pregnant women require higher income levels to become eligible for the program

Application Process:

The application process for accessing Medicaid for Kentucky residents is easy; anyone can apply for the available Medicaid programs by visiting Kynect.

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