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Archive for Medicaid

Scams and Medicaid Estate Recovery

The passage of Estate Recovery laws will give rise to new scams. Unscrupulous individuals will use estate recovery to try to scare senior citizens into purchasing products that are not in their best interests. Individuals over age 55 can expect…

MAKING FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS

Making funeral arrangements can help you and your family with peace of mind during a difficult period. Sometimes it is easier to make arrangements for a loved one’s passing before his or her time instead of in the midst of…

Medicaid or Medicare?

Medicare and Medicaid sound the same, but they are very different. Few people realize the limitations of Medicare—which winds up costing them a substantial loss of dignity if or when they get hit with long term care expenses.  Medicare is…

Nursing Home Contracts

Nursing Home Contracts–Do’s and Don’ts   THE DO’s DO make sure that the agreement includes a clear statement of what services are included in the home’s basic daily rate.  DO include a list of charges for any items not included…

Finding and paying for in-home care

Most people that have long-term care needs want to stay in their homes.   Services to keep and individual in their home are available from for-profit companies, local non-profits, churches, friends, and family members.   Individuals that can privately pay…

Understanding Care Needs

Understanding the long-term care needs of individuals and the options designed to serve them requires familiarity with the concept of activities of daily living. Activities of daily living include activities such as toileting, eating, bathing, dressing, and transferring.  Assessing an…

Dealing with Nursing Home Disputes

 Anytime that you place a loved one in the care of others, there is always room for disagreement.  Some disagreements are not much more than a difference in opinion or a misunderstanding, others are relatively severe and cause for demanding…

Medicaid and Estate Recovery

     A national Medicaid estate recovery program has been in effect for many years.  Just recently, Michigan became the last state to adopt an estate recovery law.  The law seeks to recover from the  probate estate of those individuals that…

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