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Medicaid

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Eligibility for Medical Programs in Washington
http://fortress.wa.gov/dshs/maa/Eligibility/Index.
Source: Medical Assistance Administration, Washington Department of Social and Health Services

Includes links to Web pages which describe Washington's Medicaid and other medical assistance programs, including programs for children living in Washington, health insurance at a reduced rate for individuals and families who are Washington residents (Basic Health), emergency medical coverage for hospital services (Medically Indigent Program), coverage for people with disabilities who are working (Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities Program), medical coverage for families with children (Family Medical), programs to help Medicare recipients pay premiums (Medicare Savings Programs), emergency medical coverage for people who do not meet citizenship requirements of other medical programs (Alien Emergency Medical Program), medical coverage for pregnant women (Pregnancy Medical Program), medical coverage for aged, blind or disabled people (Aged, Blind and Disabled Medical Program).
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Representing Yourself at a Hearing Regarding DSHS Public Assistance (Including Medical Assistance)
http://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/link.cfm?286
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Describes how people can exercise their right to appeal any written or verbal decision of Washington's Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS). Topics covered include: how to request an interpreter, the deadline for requesting a hearing, how to request a hearing, how to prepare for the hearing, what to bring to the hearing, what will happen at the hearing, when the judge will make a decision, and how to further appeal the judge's decision. Also available in Russian and Spanish.
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