Pennsylvania Medicaid and Elder Law Attorney

Medicaid Planning

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 …

What Happens If I’m Denied Medicaid Benefits or Receive a Penalty From the Results of the Look-Back Period?

Medicaid is essential in helping individuals access medical care, especially elderly patients in need of long-term nursing care. But accessing Medicaid requires undergoing the 5-year look-back period, which is when …

Pennsylvania Medicaid Long-Term Care Numbers and Fact Sheet 2022

2022 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 …

Income Limits for Medicaid-Funded Long-Term Care

When a person applies for Medicaid long-term care benefits, there are several questions that arise about income, and how that income is treated during the Medicaid application process.  Are there …

How to Avoid the Medicaid 5-Year Look-Back Period

The Medicaid 5-year look-back is designed to review an applicant’s personal finances for the previous 60 months to ensure he or she qualifies for Medicaid long-term care benefits and to …

How to Make the Medicaid Application Process Go More 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 …