Who is eligible for the Long-Term Care Managed Care Program?

  • Individuals aged 65 and over and eligible for Medicaid
  • Individuals aged 18 and over and eligible for Medicaid due to disability
  • Be determined by CARES (Comprehensive Assessment and Review for Long-Term Care Services) unit at the Department of Elder Affairs to be at the nursing home level of care and meet one or more established clinical criteria



"Medicare & You" – The Official U.S. Government Medicare Handbook

Still have questions?

If you live or have a case in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas or Sarasota counties, we may be able to help.

How do I apply? Am I eligible?

Call (800) 625-2257

to apply for service.

Or complete our online application

and we will call you back.