Blog

Why You Need A Durable Power of Attorney

Long-term care insurance and Medicaid planning can be critical to the type of treatment an individual receives during their vulnerable, elderly years. However, many people become mentally incapacitated (or fall ill) before making such arrangements, p… Read More
Read More
Categories: Uncategorized

Bill Introduced to Make Three-Day Stay Waiver Permanent - Medicare

By Amy Stulick | June 1, 2021 A bill to permanently waive the three-day inpatient hospital stay requirement for Medicare coverage of a skilled nursing stay was introduced in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, an attempt to make the pandemic-rel… Read More
Read More
Categories: Medicare

Naming a Corporate Trustee

Many individuals who establish trusts choose to name a close friend or relative as trustee. However, there are many situations where naming a corporate fiduciary is a far better alternative. Acting as a trustee requires that the person have a good ba… Read More
Read More
Categories: Uncategorized

Protecting Your House Before and After Moving Into A Nursing Home

Protecting the family home is one of the biggest issues that people worry about when discussing Medicaid eligibility. Let’s look at some of the basics: While you generally don’t have to sell your home in order to qualify for Medicaid coverage of… Read More
Read More
Categories: Uncategorized

They Face What We All Face’: Amazon’s Entrance into Home-Based Care Doesn’t Faze Providers

By Andrew Donlan | May 27, 2021 Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) takes another step toward health care almost monthly. Lately, one of its biggest focuses has been the shift of health care into the home. The Seattle-based company announced in March that it was e… Read More
Read More
Categories: Moving Health Home

What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?

Medicare and Medicaid are two different government programs for healthcare. It is important to understand the difference between them. Here, we will discuss how the program benefits differ, how eligibility for each program is established, and discuss… Read More
Read More
Categories: Uncategorized

ACT IN ADVANCE TO PREVENT A GUARDIANSHIP

A lot of people think of estate planning as a purely financial endeavor. It is true that you have to facilitate the transfer of your monetary assets after you pass away. This is one important piece to the puzzle, but it is not the only one. In order… Read More
Read More
Categories: Uncategorized

The Importance of Beneficiary Designations

“Carol Page” got a call from the bank — an IRA from her deceased father was found and paperwork needed to be signed. But before the money was made available, a snag was discovered — her mother was named as the beneficiary, and unfortu… Read More
Read More
Categories: Uncategorized

How You Can End Up in Medicare’s Donut Hole, and How You Get Out

Medicare prescription drug (Part D) plans can have a coverage gap—called the “donut hole”–which limits how much Medicare will pay for your drugs until you pay a certain amount out of pocket. Although the gap has gotten much smalle… Read More
Read More
Categories: Uncategorized

Younger Adults Now More Likely to Have a Will, According to Survey

A new survey has found that motivated in part by the coronavirus pandemic, younger adults are now more likely to have a will than middle-aged adults. Nevertheless, the overall percentage of Americans with a will has dropped over the past several year… Read More
Read More
Categories: Uncategorized

For More Information

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.