Archive for the nursing home Category

Second Circuit Affirms That Income Stream from Annuity Is Not an Asset for Medicaid Purposes

Second Circuit Affirms That Income Stream from Annuity Is Not an Asset for Medicaid Purposes In an important case impacting the use of Annuities as a part of an Elder Law Plan, the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upholds a district court ruling […]

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Annuity Purchased Post-Initial Eligibility Determination Is Not Available Resource

Annuity Purchased Post-Initial Eligibility Determination Is Not Available Resource Many elder law clients use annuities as a means to protect assets for a community based spouse when his or her is receiving long term care. An important decision was reached that may benefit planners and their elder […]

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Son In PA Liable To Pay Mother’s Nursing Home Fees

Son Liable for Mom’s $93,000 Nursing Home Bill Under ‘Filial Responsibility’ Law There are 29 states that currently have laws making adult children responsible for their parents’ care costs if their parents are unable to pay for their own care. These “filial responsibility” laws have rarely been […]

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