Yes, sometimes it does. However, you can pre-register. Our admissions office will be happy to assist.
Medicaid applications may be made with the Department for Medicaid Services. Following this process, it may take up to 45 days for your eligibility to be determined. The process can be easier if you are prepared prior to your meeting. Please bring the following items, as the Medicaid caseworker will request from you:
Please note, other items may be needed in order to make an accurate assessment of resources and income. These will be determined at the time of the interview. Direct deposit on bank statements cannot be accepted as verification of income because the gross monthly income must be initially verified.
You will need a photo ID, Social Security card, Medicare card, and if applicable: insurance card, Medicaid card, and Advanced Directives (living will, power of attorney).
The paperwork you will be asked for would be completed by the primary care physician or attending physician in the hospital. We obtain the medical history, current list of medications and medical notes. If the transition will be from the hospital, our team will get all of that from the hospital to ease the transition for you. If the transition is coming from home, we will work with your physician to obtain all of the necessary medical information.