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Medicare’s 3-day Hospital Inpatient Status Rule

Medicare’s 3-day Hospital Inpatient Status Rule

Seniors should be aware of Medicare’s 3-day hospital rule. There are significant implications for beneficiaries of Medicare, particularly those who may need skilled-nursing facility care after a hospitalization. Inpatient Status is Critical To be eligible for Medicare...
Can Medicaid Move From State to State?

Can Medicaid Move From State to State?

What happens if you decide to move to another state while you are receiving Medicaid for healthcare needs?  Or what about those Medicaid recipients who move to Florida from another state?  Does Medicaid move with you from state to state?   Medicaid Basics Remember...
May is the Month to Celebrate Older Americans

May is the Month to Celebrate Older Americans

The month of May is when our nation celebrates the contributions of Americans aged 65 and older. Americans have been doing this each May since President Kennedy made the official declaration in 1963. To show its support, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys,...
What Happens if Well-Spouse Dies First?

What Happens if Well-Spouse Dies First?

Many of our clients have the situation of one spouse needs nursing home care, and the other “well” spouse still lives at home.  When we get the chance to work with families on financial planning, we often can have the “sick” spouse’s nursing home bill largely covered...
The Problem with Resisting Assisted Living

The Problem with Resisting Assisted Living

Making the decision to move an older person from their home to a place where they can live safely is a tough choice for all involved.  A move to an assisted living facility is one option.  These facilities provide care for people who need services such as medication...
Gifting Real Property Poses Problems

Gifting Real Property Poses Problems

Sometimes we deal with seniors who want us to prepare a deed gifting the home to their children. Some believe that they could wait out the five year ineligibility period and obtain Medicaid. We always try to explain that such actions can cause a detrimental effect...