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Nursing Home Costs Will Not Go Down, Work On Your Elder Law Planning During Coronavirus Downtime

Nursing Home Costs Will Not Go Down, Work On Your Elder Law Planning During Coronavirus Downtime

We are all stuck inside, concerned about the Coronavirus Pandemic, and looking for beneficial ways to use our time.  Despite the fact that our attention has been diverted toward the health scare boiling up around us, the monthly cost of nursing home care continues to be $9,000 […]

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New 2020 Spousal Impoverishment and Home Equity Limits

New 2020 Spousal Impoverishment and Home Equity Limits

We do a lot of planning for married couples who are interested in protecting family assets from future long term care spending.  When the time comes for one spouse or the other to move to a nursing home, there is often fear that the spouse who remains at […]

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What Is Pennsylvania’s Estate Recovery Program and How Can You Eliminate or Minimize the Ability of the State to Seize the Inheritance You Want to Leave to Your Loved Ones

What Is Pennsylvania’s Estate Recovery Program and  How Can You Eliminate or Minimize the Ability of the State  to Seize the Inheritance You Want to Leave to Your Loved Ones

Medicaid wants its money back and will seize whatever assets are left in your probate estate. f you are the current recipient of Medicaid or believe you may have to seek Medicaid down the road, it’s important to know that Medicaid can try to collect money from your probate estate after your death. For many seniors, the only asset remaining following an extended nursing home stay is their home.

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