Yes, Nebraska pays for home health care through the state Medicaid program. There are additional assistance programs available for veterans. 

What Types of Assistance Does Nebraska Offer for Home Health Care?

Medicaid recipients in New Hampshire may be eligible for the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Aged and Disabled Waiver. This program is for seniors over 65 and disabled people who require a nursing-home level of care but want to remain in their homes instead. This waiver can cover the costs of in-home personal care as well as emergency response systems and medical equipment that helps improve the safety of the home. It can be used to pay an outside agency or an approved family member. Each waiver recipient is assigned a case manager who helps them direct their own care. 

Veterans in Nebraska can receive extra help from their local VA vet center. Service members can access home health services as part of their health care benefits. Additionally, there is an allowance available for homebound veterans who need assistance with activities of daily living. 

Where Can Seniors Find Help Paying for Home Health Care?

Seniors can contact their local Area Agency on Aging for more information about Medicaid-based waivers. Additionally, Agencies on Aging have case managers and social workers who can help seniors navigate the benefits application process. Service members can contact their local veteran center for assistance.