New York State recently enacted a new law regarding the Community Medicaid program that will make it much harder for individuals to qualify for this important benefit. Not everyone is familiar with the Community Medicaid program, but this program covers the cost of services needed to allow a person to safely remain at home, when they otherwise might need care in a nursing home. The Community Medicaid program also covers many medical expenses, such as doctor visits and prescription drugs. Like … [Read more...] about Medicaid Laws Are Changing October 1 – And It’s Not Good!
Like many people, you may make it to your retirement years without ever giving the need to qualify for Medicaid a second thought because you were fortunate enough to be covered by employer-sponsored or privately purchased health insurance. As a senior, however, the likelihood that you will need to qualify for Medicaid increases substantially as a result of the high cost of long-term care. Consequently, it is wise to plan for the possibility by learning more about the Medicaid eligibility … [Read more...] about The Medicaid “Look-Back” Period Explained
Bath Medicaid attorneys provide assistance with a wide variety of legal issues related to protecting access to Medicaid. We can help you to make certain that you are able to qualify for Medicaid when and if you need nursing home care or long-term care as a senior that is not covered by other types of insurance such as Medicare. We can also provide you with assistance in making certain that your children can retain their Medicaid benefits if they need them. This can be particularly important to … [Read more...] about How Bath Medicaid Planning Helps Parents of Disabled Children
Medicaid planning is very important if you hope to protect your wealth and ensure you are able to get care if you get hurt or sick. Many people do not realize how important making a Medicaid plan is -- and if you are one of them, you could be making a very costly mistake. The Law Office of Michael Robinson, P.C. can help you to determine if you need to make a Medicaid plan based on your situation. Most people do, and we'll work with you to make effective use of legal tools to put a plan in … [Read more...] about Medicaid Planning Mistakes You Must Avoid
Qualifying for Medicaid can become important if you are getting older or if you are sick and you need long-term care or you need nursing home care to be provided for you. Medicaid is a vital source of coverage because Medicare and most private insurance policies only pay for skilled nursing care. Skilled nursing care is not the kind of care that typically sends people to a nursing home or necessitates home health aides come to a person's home. Instead, most people need custodial care, which is … [Read more...] about Can Medicaid Take Your Home After Death?
Medicaid attorneys at The Law Office of Michael Robinson, P.C. can provide assistance with the process of making a Medicaid plan. Making a Medicaid plan involves taking steps to ensure that you can qualify for Medicaid coverage in case you need Medicaid to pay for your care. This may become necessary because Medicaid covers important services that other types of insurance will not cover. For example, Medicaid covers long-term care at home and nursing home care which Medicare and other private … [Read more...] about Can You Give Away Your Wealth to Get Medicaid?
A Pittsford Medicaid attorney can provide assistance in making an advanced plan in case you need nursing home care or long-term care. If you require care in a nursing home or care provided by a long-term care aide because of illness or age-related infirmity, it is important to determine if your care will be covered by any type of insurance policy or program. Both long-term care at home and nursing home care can be very expensive and you could quickly spend your entire life savings if your care … [Read more...] about What Does Skilled Nursing Care Mean and Why Does it Matter?
Pittsford Medicaid attorneys provide help to clients in making a plan to qualify for Medicaid to pay for the costs of nursing home care. Creating a plan to get Medicaid is very important because Medicare won't pay anything for nursing home care or long-term care at home in the majority of circumstances where such care is needed. This could leave people stuck paying out of pocket unless they've worked with an attorney to make a Medicaid plan. The Law Office of Michael Robinson, P.C. can help … [Read more...] about How Does Medicare’s Two Midnight Rule Affect Nursing Home Care Coverage?
Medicaid planning is something that almost everyone needs to do. As the Wall Street Journal explains, more than 70 percent of people who are over the age of 65 will end up needing nursing home care. If you haven't put a Medicaid plan in place, getting nursing home care could end up causing you to lose all your wealth and to lose the ability to leave a legacy. The Law Office of Michael Robinson, P.C. can provide personalized help making a Medicaid plan. You do not want to wait to put your … [Read more...] about Key Reasons Not to Wait to Make a Medicaid Plan
What do I need to apply for Medicaid? This is a very important question, as you want to be prepared to submit your Medicaid application and you want to ensure your application is comprehensive so you can maximize your chances of approval. Medicaid can be one of the only options for getting medical services if you have low income, and Medicaid can be your only option for getting nursing home care covered if you need routine care, rather than specialized medical help. You don't want to have … [Read more...] about What Do I Need to Apply for Medicaid?