Home care agencies looking for a Maryland Medicaid claim must be a certified HHA (Home Health Agency) and must follow certain regulations. Regulations are different in different states, and the home care agency needs to provide certifications along with a valid license. Detailed information is provided by the individual state’s Department of Human Services or Bureaus of Licensing and Certification.
Governing Body: Maryland Medicaid
Medicaid in Maryland, commonly known as Medical Assistance (MA), is a wide-ranging health care program funded by the state and federal governments to provide health coverage to low-income individuals. When it comes to long term care of a senior, blind, and disabled people, Maryland provides Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) program. The FPL limit for individuals in 138%. Pregnant women and children are now eligible at higher limits because of Medicaid expansion.
The application process for accessing Medicaid for Maryland residents is easy, and anyone can apply for the available Medicaid programs by visiting Maryland Health Connection or through the Enroll MHC app.
Home care businesses require advanced solutions to integrate Medicaid into their services, and Caresmartz has been doing that across the states for home care agencies, private-duty care providers, and home care franchisors for several years. CareSmartz360 is a complete software solution to manage a home care business, and it supports all Medicaid payers, allowing businesses to focus on other operations and processes.
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