The last two weeks I have been talking about the biggest misconception about assisted living facilities and Medicaid so let’s continue. I explained to Carol the issue with level of care – that her mom must establish the need for nursing home level care even
Last week we were discussing Carol, her mom and a very common disconnect we see when families speak with assisted living facilities. The facility explained its requirement that residents must private pay for a certain period before being considered for one of its Medicaid slots. Carol, however, heard something
I wrote about this 5 years ago, but it still is one of the most common misconceptions families have about the ability to qualify for Medicaid in an assisted living facility. Let’s look at the following very common scenario. Mom can no longer live at home alone.
In an effort to prevent fraud, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has redesigned Medicare cards. The cards are still red, white and blue but they will no longer contain a Social Security number, gender, signature and other personal information, all of which could compromise the Medicare
In last week’s post I shared with you a letter my client, John Smith, received about an unexpected inheritance. There are several red flags that tell us it’s a scam. The letter contained the bank’s recognizable logo. It appeared to be “off”, although I was