In the tangled web of laws that govern Medicaid and nursing homes, a trend known as “patient dumping” has become increasingly troubling. The practice is mostly directed at low income patients covered … [Read more...] about Avoiding “Patient Dumping” in Nursing Homes
In the world of estate planning, the one theme that is repeated over and over is: “plan ahead.” One area where this may be especially important is in the choice of a nursing home or assisted living … [Read more...] about Estate Planning for Nursing Home Care Can Preserve Assets
Long-term care insurance can be an important part of your estate plan. But before you think you can rely on it to pay your healthcare expenses, you should investigate a number of misconceptions about … [Read more...] about Long-Term Care Insurance Can Be An Important Part of Your Estate Plan
Estate planning often causes you to think about possibilities and emergency situations. If you are ever involved in an accident, for example, what will happen when first responders show up? Will they … [Read more...] about Do You Have Your Medical Alert or ICE Card?
According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, anyone who intends to use Medicaid as part of his or her estate planning preparations needs to take special care as states continue tightening the … [Read more...] about The Need for Medicaid Planning Grows as States Tighten Restrictions