What is Medicaid Institutional Care Program (ICP)?
The Institutional Care Program (ICP) is a Medicaid program that helps people in nursing facilities pay for the cost of their care plus provides general medical coverage. ICP eligibility is determined by the Department of Children and Families (DCF). In a nursing facility, patients pay for services through private insurance or self-pay, or through Medicare, or Medicaid. The level of care is either skilled or intermediate. Medicaid can pay for intermediate & skilled care for an unlimited time period.