Long-Term Care Residents are people who live in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities.
Did you know…
- Medicaid does not count the stimulus payment as income.
- The stimulus money may affect assets if not used within 12 months.
- If the facility receives the resident’s checks, the facility must give him/her their stimulus check.
- It is the resident’s money to spend how they choose!
Contact the NJ OMBUDSMAN FOR THE INSTITUTIONLIZED ELDERLY at 1-877-588-3612
if you know, or are, a resident of a long-term care facility, and do not have access to your stimulus payment.