Medicaid’s Role in Long-Term Care

Medicaid and Long-Term Care

While Medicaid is the nation’s major source of financing for long-term care services, paying for over 40% of total long-term care, its role is not well understood. Misperceptions on who qualifies and what is covered are common. A fact sheet and a Q & A sheet about Medicaid’s role in long-term care assistance provide basic information on the topic.

Medicaid’s Role in Long-Term Care: Q & A

Medicaid and Long-Term Care Fact Sheet


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