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For Immediate Release: 3/1/2013
Program on Nursing Home Medicaid to be Held at Montgomery County Public Libraries

Information on Nursing Home Medicaid will be presented in programs to be held in March and April at several branches of Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL).

Conducted by staff from the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the programs are the result of a partnership between HHS and MCPL.

Information presented will feature an overview of what Nursing Home Medicaid is, how it differs from Medicare, general asset and income regulations, and what to expect during the application process. A question and answer session will follow the program.

Beginning March 14, the program will be held according to the following schedule:

Thursday, March 14 -- Little Falls Library, 5501 Massachusetts Ave. Bethesda. 1:30 p.m. Call 240-773-9520; TTY 301-320-8813

Monday, March 25 -- Aspen Hill Library, 4407 Aspen Hill Rd., Rockville. 2 p.m. Call 240-773-9410; TTY 301-871-2097

Tuesday, March 26 -- Twinbrook Library, 202 Meadow Hall Dr., Rockville. 4 p.m. Call 240-777-0240; TTY 240-777-0904

Thursday, March 28 -- Damascus Library, 9701 Main St. 1 p.m. Call 240-773-9444; TTY 301-253-0148

Saturday, March 30 – Marilyn J. Praisner Library, 14910 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville. 2 p.m. Call 240-773-9460; TTY 301-421-5460 

Tuesday, April 2 -- White Oak Library, 11701 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring. 10:30 a.m. Call 240-773-9555; TTY 301-622-6596

Saturday, April 27 -- Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave. Silver Spring. 2 p.m. Call 240-777-0910; TTY 301- 565-7662

To request a sign language interpreter or other deaf/hard of hearing services for library-sponsored programs, email MCPL.DeafAccess@montgomerycountymd.gov, preferably three days in advance of the program. To request other accommodations contact the host library.

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MCPL contact: Fran Kaplan, email: francine.kaplan@montgomerycountymd.gov

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Release ID: 13-055
Media Contact: Bonnie Ayers 240-777-6507

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