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A Primer on Using Medicaid for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness and Tenants in Permanent Supportive Housing

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    A Primer on Using Medicaid for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness and Tenants in Permanent Supportive Housing

    Chronically homeless individuals, especially single adults between 18 and 64 years, may be eligible for Medicaid benefits in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act or if they qualify for Supplemental Security Income because of a disability.  Medicaid offers homeless beneficiaries the supportive health and behavioral health services that, if not provided, may be barriers to securing or retaining permanent housing.  In addition to examples and lessons learned, this primer covers eligibility issues and outreach strategies, Medicaid eligible authorities, the organization of services and reimbursement strategies and the criteria of medical necessity that applies to specific services. 

    Chronically homeless individuals, especially single adults between 18 and 64 years, may be eligible for Medicaid benefits in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act or if they qualify for Supplemental Security Income beca
    2016-11-29
    County Examples & Solutions
    2016-11-29

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