Supporting the economic opportunities of adults in Buncombe County effects more than just that individual. It impacts the families they support; the caregiver who aids them when they are unable to care for themselves and even the economic wellbeing of the community in which they live. The services listed below can have a significant role in the self-sufficiency of citizens in our region.
- Medicaid for Adults
Medicaid is a health insurance program for those whose income is below the amounts set by the federal and state government.
- Medicaid for Age 65+, Blind and Disabled
If you are over 65, blind or disabled, the income limit to receive Medicaid is equal to 100% of the poverty level. There is a limit on resources.
- Long Term Care
Medicaid pays for medically necessary nursing home care for patients in skilled or intermediate care nursing homes or in intermediate care facilities for people with developmental disabilities.
Individuals who have Medicare coverage may be eligible to have their Medicare premiums paid by Medicaid if their income is between 100% and 135% of the poverty level.
Public Assistance Director
p. (828) 250-5531
p. (828) 250-5500
f. (828) 255-5395
40 Coxe Avenue
PO Box 7408
Asheville, NC 28802
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Interpreters services are available at no cost
Servicios de intérpretes disponibles sin costo alguno
Услуги переводчика предоставляются бесплатно
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