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Pennsylvania Medicaid Long-Term Care Numbers and Fact Sheet

Pennsylvania Medical Assistance (Medicaid) Long-Term Care Numbers and Fact Sheet According to the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, there are over 2,400,000 Pennsylvania residents over age 60.  More than 240,000 Pennsylvania residents …


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 …


Pennsylvania Elder Law Reference Guide 2021

Pennsylvania Elder Law Reference Guide 2021 Meeting With Your Lawyer Perhaps the most difficult part of the estate planning process is overcoming procrastination and scheduling that initial consultation. For the …


Gifts Can Create Ineligibility for Pennsylvania Medical Assistance (Medicaid) Long-term Care Benefits

Parents sometimes help their children financially. Grandparents give money to their grandchildren. Unfortunately if that parent or grandparent is admitted to a nursing home within 5 years of such gifting and needs to apply for Medical Assistance…


Nursing Home Medicaid Benefits Denied

The recently decided Commonwealth Court case of Bradford County Manor v. Pennsylvania Department of Human Services[1] illustrates the importance of timely filing an appeal when Medicaid long-term care benefits have been denied.


Uh oh: Nursing Home Handling Medicaid Application

It can be expensive for you to have the nursing home business office handle the application for Medical Assistance…