Eligibility and Financial Criteria
To qualify to become a LIFE Geisinger participant, individuals must:
- Be age 55 or older
- Live within the designated service territory in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Columbia, Montour, Northumberland, and Schuylkill Counties
- Be able to live safely within the community with services provided by LIFE Geisinger
- Meet the clinical nursing home criteria as determined by the Area Agency On Aging
Funding for the LIFE program is received from Medicare, Medicaid and/or Private Monies. Financial eligibility is based on current Medical Assistance Criteria or the ability to pay privately.
2017 Medical Assistance Guidelines state an individual’s monthly gross income must be < $2205 and liquid assets must be < $8000.
Please call our knowledgable Enrollment Staff to review your specific situation and have all of your questions answered.