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What are Medicaid’s 5-Year Look-Back Penalties in Pennsylvania? A Guide On Medicaid’s 5-Year Look-Back

The Medicaid 5-year look-back is a complex process that determines whether or not an individual is financially eligible for Medicaid benefits. In this article, we explore what the Medicaid 5-year …

Online Power of Attorney Documents; Buyer Beware!

Some online power of attorney documents may not comply with current Pennsylvania law and therefore may not work when your designated agent tries to use it. If your power of …

Looking Back, A Thank You to The Montgomery Bar Association’s Elder Law Committee

Looking back, I owe a debt of gratitude to the Montgomery Bar Association for helping me get my start over 20 years ago in the specialized field of elder law. …

Statute of Limitations for Medicaid Estate Recovery; “Time Does Not Run Against the King”

Is there a statute of limitations in estate recovery matters? How long does the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services have to enforce its right to the Medicaid payback …

Should My Income be Paid Directly to the Nursing Home?

A nursing home resident will need to pay some or most income to the facility once Medicaid benefits have been approved. The nursing home may provide you with paperwork upon …

Exceptions to the Medicaid Requirement to Pay Income to the Nursing Home

An individual in a nursing home who qualifies for Medical Assistance (Medicaid) long-term care benefits will normally have to pay their income to the nursing facility, but exceptions apply to …