Wrapping up our Medicaid Journey

Wrapping up our Medicaid Journey

We are wrapping up our Medicaid journey. We have been able to explore many side roads, obstacles and rarely discussed long-term care programs along the way. In our weekly blogs we have spent time talking about: *2021 Eligibility Requirements and Changes * Applying for Nursing…

Money Follows the Person

Money Follows the Person

As we wind down our Georgia Nursing Home Medicaid road trip, today’s detour is going to explore one of Medicaid’s less known but truly beneficial initiatives, Money Follows the Person (MFP). This program is designed to help individuals who are living in long-term care facilities…

Medicaid when you’re under 65?

Medicaid when you’re under 65?

Nursing home Medicaid has basic eligibility rules that require the recipient to be either age 65 or over, blind or disabled.  Unfortunately, we have seen an increasing number of families come to us because a family member needs long-term care at a “young” age.  Many…

Medicaid waiver programs

Medicaid waiver programs

Today on our Medicaid road trip, we are going to take a side road and explore Medicaid waiver programs that help cover the cost of long-term care.  These programs offer an excellent alternative to institutional care in a nursing home by keeping people at home.…

Medicaid for Single People

Medicaid for Single People

What a beautiful day for a road trip! The sun is out, the temperature is pleasant (if you’re a penguin…), and we are going to have a great conversation about Medicaid for single people. What Affects Qualifying for Nursing Home Medicaid for a Single People?…

Beginning the Medicaid Journey

Beginning the Medicaid Journey

Last week we shared the 2021 Medicaid eligibility changes which coincide with the yearly social security adjustments which take effect each January. Over the next couple of months, we will explore what these amounts mean and other Medicaid terms and rules that often cause concern…