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Medicaid Application Pending, 7 Things You Need to Know

So your application for Medicaid long-term care benefits is “pending” with the local County Assistance Office. Here are 7 things you need to know: You or your attorney should stay …

Seven ways to help applying for Medicaid in PA go smoothly

We receive many phone calls from potential clients who have run into challenges with applying for Medicaid in PA or the Medicaid application process and we see a number of …

Should you hire an attorney for a Medicaid application?

Does the Medicaid application process intimidate you? The application can be very overwhelming if you’ve never completed the process before. Terms like “five-year lookback” and “spousal benefits” can make you …

Pennsylvania Medical Assistance Estate Recovery Program

The Medicaid Payback: Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance Estate Recovery Program What follows is an updated version of an article that was authored by Attorney Gerhard and previously published in the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s law …

Where Should I Keep My Will?

Your original will needs to be found in the event of your death, otherwise the provisions in it won’t be enforced. If the original will cannot be located, Pennsylvania law presumes that …

Geriatric Care Managers and Elder Law

Geriatric Care Managers and Elder Law Attorney Gerhard believes in hiring the right people to address non-legal issues that impact the elder law services being provided. While Mr. Gerhard is …