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VA Pension is not Income for Medicaid Purposes

An important decision by federal court judge two weeks ago will have a big impact on many New Jersey assisted living residents – in a positive way.  The case, Galletta v. Velez,  directly addresses the relationship between VA and Medicaid benefits, which don’t always work well together. Some Medicaid programs have a strict income limit […]

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Think the State will Help You? Think Again

For as long as I can remember, I have explained to clients that although Medicaid covers long term care in non-nursing home settings under what is now known as the Global Options program, it is very difficult to qualify and even if you can meet the requirements, more times than not these programs don’t cover […]

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