Medicaid Eligibility

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How Do Burial Contracts Work with GA Nursing Home Medicaid?

By Miles Hurley | April 12, 2022

Burial Contracts and Medicaid Eligibility Last week, we discussed the complexities of how life insurance impacts Nursing Home Medicaid eligibility. However, what if the Medicaid applicant does not have life insurance but would like a plan in place to help their family pay for final expenses? Many people will consider paying in advance for funeral…

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Life Insurance and Medicaid Eligibility

By Miles Hurley | April 5, 2022

As we have pointed out in previous blogs, applying for Nursing Home Medicaid can be tricky. There are assets an applicant can have which are ‘countable’ while others are ‘exempt’. Furthermore, there are Medicaid eligibility rules even within these assets which can get the applicant denied if not addressed properly by an experienced elder law…

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Beginning the Medicaid Journey

By Miles Hurley | January 26, 2021

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 and confusion for families seeking long term care. We invite…

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Medicaid Eligibility Changes – 2021

By Miles Hurley | January 19, 2021

Elder Law Quick Facts At the beginning of each year, there are changes in the eligibility requirements for Medicaid and benefit amounts for VA Aid and Attendance.  This is because these numbers change with each Social Security change, and Social Security changes go into effect on January 1st of each year. 1.3% increase in Social…

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