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Medicaid standards differ from state to state, but Department of Social and Health Services included are inpatient and outpatient hospital ser- Intake Line ..................................... 866-323-9409 ChapterHome and Community Services types of medical assistance coverage that may be vices, periodic diagnostic tests, laboratory services, x-ray services and skilled nursing facility care. 11330 N. Washington St., Ste. 3000Spokane WA 99201Community Options Program Entry System physician services, rural health clinic services, Washington Apple Health: The public health insur- ance programs for eligible Washington residents. COPES offers personal care, assistance with Washington Apple Health is the name used in household tasks, and case management. Services Washington for Medicaid, the Children’s Health available under this program are provided in the Insurance Program (CHIP), and state-only funded home, adult family home, and assisted living health care programs. facilities that are contracted to provide services. Persons eligible for COPES are aged, blind, or Anyone 18 or older may apply for long-term disabled persons that meet functional eligibility care through the Home and Community Services and Medicaid income and resource requirements. office. The application may be mailed to you or printed off the Washington State Department Medicaid Personal Care Services of Social and Health Services website at: Eligible persons receive assistance with bathing, www.adsa.dshs.wa.gov/pubinfo/benefits/medicaid.htm dressing, grooming, shopping, housekeeping and transportation through Personal Care Services. Medicaid Planning These services are provided to clients living in their own homes, adult family homes, or assisted Lynn St. Louis................................. 509-468-0551 living facilities. Persons eligible for MPC must be Lynn St. Louis Law Office PLLC eligible for categorically needy Medicaid and meet 207 West Nora Avenue, Spokane WA 99205 functional eligibility. www.spokaneelderlaw.com CONTINUED CASE MANAGEMENT We provide seniors and their families legal counsel regarding If HCS determines you are medically eligible for in- Elder Law, Estate Planning, home services through COPES or MPC according Medicaid Asset Preservation to DSHS requirements, your file will be forwarded Strategies, Long-Term Care and to the Area Agency on Aging (AAOA) office in your Probate matters. Lynn St. Louis is county for continued case management, reauthori- a member of the National Academy of Elder Law zation and/or reassessment. Attorneys and has been listed in Washington’s Top Lawyers for several consecutive years. PLEASE SEE Veterans Affairs OUR AD ON PAGE 19 AND ARTICLE ON PAGE 30. Department of Veterans Affairs – Sayre & Sayre, Veterans Helpline .......................... 800-827-1000 Attorneys at Law............................ 509-325-7330 www.va.gov 201 West North River Drive, Suite 460 Call for benefits and assistance (counseling, filing Spokane WA 99201-2262 claims, burial and death and disability). Services Fax 509-325-7334 are free to veterans, spouses and their dependents. www.sayrelaw.com PLEASE SEE OUR AD ON PAGE 17 AND OUR Spokane County Veteran Services...509-477-3690 ARTICLE ON PAGE 28. 1102 West College Avenue, Spokane WA 99201 Medicaid Service Plans – needs such as food, rent and utilities for indigentServices include emergency assistance with Long-Term Care Program veterans. widowss and their families. Also provides The Department of Social and Health Services referrals for the filing of claims as well as other Home and Community Services will determine resources needed. your eligibility for Long-Term Care Medicaid Ser- Veterans Affairs Medical Center .... 509-434-7000 vice Plans. These long-term care programs for ............................................... 800-325-7940 the aged, blind and disabled provides services to persons unable to perform the tasks of daily liv- 4815 North Assembly Street, Spokane WA 99205 ing without assistance. To qualify for services, you Main medical center for northeast Washington Vet- must meet both the functional and financial criteria erans. Advocates that can help with filing clains determined by Aging and Disability Services. and needed benefits are available at the center. 13


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