November 5, 2011
By Sean Coffey, Policy Specialist, Family Caregiver Alliance
While researching services for a caregiver in Florida, I stumbled upon Arc Florida’s webpage, and a section entitled “Wanting to Move to Florida?” that cautions people:
If you live elsewhere and are receiving Medicaid Waiver services, your waiver services will NOT transfer to Florida. You will still [...]
Note: This blog posting was first posted on the California Work and Family Coalition Blog, Family Caregiver Alliance is a member of this coalition.
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