At an average cost of $9,215 per month for care, skilled nursing care is expensive. The North Dakota Medicaid program helps qualifying individuals pay for the cost of long-term care services in both nursing homes and in individuals’ own homes and other community settings.
AARP North Dakota’s advocacy agenda is taking shape as we prepare for the 2019 session of the North Dakota Legislature, which beings on January 3.
Healthcare costs
Today in North Dakota, there are options for everyone to obtain health insurance coverage regardless of their income. No one plans to get sick or hurt, but most people need to get treated for an illness or injury at some point, and health insurance coverage helps protect you from the high cost of health care.
AARP North Dakota
On Nov. 19, AARP sent a letter to members of Congress and the President opposing proposed changes to Medicare and Medicaid that simply shift costs to seniors, including raising the eligibility age for Medicare. Read the full text of the letter to members of the House of Representatives, the Senate and the President here.
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