Who pays for Nursing home if I overstay the 90 days?

Important Dates to Note Changes in regards to Medicaid Homecare eligibility were intended to start taking place on October 1st 2020, however, these changes have been delayed and are stated to take place on January 1st, 2021. These changes pertain to massive cuts in Medicaid, Read More …

Who pays for Nursing Home if I stay longer than 3 months?

The Covid-19 pandemic had a massive toll on nursing home patients and their family members, as they were unable to see their loved ones during such a difficult and uncertain time. The State Department of Health distributed notices concerning disenrollment from the MLTC plan on Read More …

Medicaid Eligibility After October 1st and new Look Back provision

Important Dates to Note Changes in regards to Medicaid Homecare eligibility were intended to start taking place on October 1st 2020, however, these changes have been delayed and are stated to take place on January 1st, 2021. These changes pertain to massive cuts in Medicaid, Read More …

Do I Need An Elder Law Attorney

While “elder law” may not be the first thing to come to mind when hearing the word “attorney,” the need for attorneys in this field of law is undeniable. As most people approach retirement, they begin to spend more time thinking about how they’ll be Read More …

Medicaid: New Law Adds 2.5 Year Lookback Period to Homecare

As the nation’s most common insurance provider, Medicaid provides free or low cost medical services to more than 63 million Americans, including low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elders and people with various disabilities. Aside from medical services, Medicaid also supports 65% of the 1.3 million Read More …

Common Medicaid Planning Mistakes

Medicaid is one of the largest insurance providers in America, designed to help low-income families and individuals, seniors, the disabled, and those in dire circumstances that otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford to take care of themselves. The application process can be a daunting and Read More …

How Much Money Can A Spouse Have Before Having To Pay for An Assisted Living Facility?

As couples age, they may reach a point in time when one spouse needs to enter a nursing home while the other is still able to live independently. When the nursing home is paid for by Medicaid, there are special protections under the law given Read More …

The Ethics of Medicaid Planning

Though it originated as a program to help America’s poor, Medicaid has since become one of the main long-term care providers for millions in the middle class. Generally, as most people reach the age of retirement, they realize one of two things: they’re in dire Read More …

4 Important Long Term Care Planning Tips for Couples

As we age, we never know what might happen. The future is unknown, and we might be gone tomorrow, or we might be here a long time. It’s good to plan for any possibility. For many of us, the best possibility is that we enjoy Read More …

The GOP Tax Plan’s Effect on Medicaid Planning

The Republican Party, also known as the GOP, recently proposed a tax plan which, if enacted, would repeal certain deductions. As of now, nothing is permanent, but, should the plan pass the Senate, medical expense deductions will be eliminated, adversely impacting the elderly and disabled Read More …