What’s a Responsible Party? (Part 2)
Last week we were discussing Jenny’s problem. She spent down Dad’s assets. The nursing home filed the Medicaid application and Dad was approved, but with a 4 month penalty. The nursing home was pursuing payment for those 4 months from Jenny. Jenny hired us to work things out with the facility.
What Exactly is a Responsible Party?
Jenny took over handling her dad’s finances shortly before he entered the nursing facility. As a dutiful daughter and agent under his Power of Attorney she saw to it that he was well cared for. She visited him at the facility and paid the facility’s bill promptly until it was
Why the Nursing Home Shouldn’t File Your Application (Part 2)
A few weeks ago we were discussing Barry’s problem. He had spent down Dad’s assets towards his nursing home care and the facility said they would file the Medicaid application. He gave them the financial records and other documents they requested. They said they would handle the rest. So what
BFF and TTYL – What the Heck am I Talking About?
Yesterday, we kicked off my book tour for my new book, “Be Nice to Me – I Pick Your Nursing Home” with an event and book signing at CareOne in Livingston. My 3 children, who Laurie and I expect to be part of our support system when we reach elder