Posts Categorized: Medicaid

Congress Grappling With Long-Term Care

/ By: Cheryl K. David, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Medicaid

In late June, a 15-member congressional commission met for the first time to begin preparing a report that it would issue the Congress by September 30. The Commission on Long-Term Care grew out of the...

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Medicaid Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

/ By: Cheryl K. David, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Medicaid

Medicaid is a joint state and federally run health care insurance program that, in part, pays for nursing home and extended care expenses for eligible seniors. Because nursing home expenses can easily exceed $7,000 per...

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Medicaid Long-Term-Care Payments May Balloon

/ By: Cheryl K. David, Estate Planning Attorney

Category: Elder Law, Medicaid

A new study says that Medicaid costs for long-term care may threaten the stability of the jointly run federal and state healthcare insurance program. According to the new study from the SCAN Foundation, about 70%...

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