At the doctor’s office and want to know if a procedure is covered by Medicare? There is an app for that. Medicare has launched a free app that gives beneficiaries a quick way to see whether the program covers a
It is a very good idea to create advance directives in order to plan for the possibility that you may one day be unable to make your own medical decisions. In doing so, there can be confusion about the difference
Caring for an ailing family member is difficult work, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be unpaid work. There are programs available that allow Medicaid recipients to hire family members as caregivers.
All 50 states have programs that provide pay
An Iowa appeals court rules that the remaining balance on a deceased Medicaid recipient’s annuity became the property of the state as the primary beneficiary and could not be subject to a claim against the estate by a funeral home.
This is the last year that spouses who are turning full retirement age can choose whether to take spousal benefits or to take benefits on their own record. The strategy, used by some couples to maximize their benefits, will not
Below are figures for 2019 that are frequently used in the elder law practice or are of interest to clients.
Medicaid Spousal Impoverishment Figures for 2019
The new minimum community spouse resource allowance (CSRA) is $25,284 and the maximum CSRA