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What is COPES?
COPES stands for Community Options Program Entry System. COPES is a Washington State Medicaid program that pays for services to help people who would otherwise need to live in a nursing home. The program is designed to allow individuals who require Long-Term Care to receive the necessary care while residing […]

What is COPES?


The Basics of Long-Term Care
Planning for the Long-Term Care you may someday need is an important element of Estate Planning. Long-Term Care is the assistance you need when you are unable to do some of the basic actives of daily living, such as feeding, bathing, dressing, or grooming yourself. The need for Long-Term Care […]

The Basics of Long-Term Care


Two Tests to Qualify for Medicaid
Medicaid is a health care program funded jointly by federal and state governments, and is available to people who have insufficient resources or income to pay for their own care. It pays for the cost of Long-Term Care. To qualify for Medicaid, you must meet the resource (asset) test and […]

Two Tests to Qualify for Medicaid