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Prepared by: Long Term Care Assistance Project,
Maryland Legal Aid
Updated January 2011
Medical Assistance is a government-funded program that pays for long-term health care when personal funds have been exhausted. This leaflet answers the following questions you may have about eligibility requirements and the application process:
What is Medical Assistance?
A memo that Louise Carwell circulated last year on the new law regulating hospital debt collections. Another bill which will add additional protections for consumers faced with hospital bill collections looks like it is going to pass during this legislative session.