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Pennsylvania’s Filial Support Law: Children Can Be Held Responsible for Parent’s Unpaid Nursing Home Bill

Pennsylvania appellate case law has upheld lower court decisions that imposed liability on children for their parents’ unpaid nursing home bills under Pennsylvania’s filial support statute. It can be surprising for our clients to learn…

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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…

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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.

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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 …

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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 …

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Estate Planning Documents

Leave your estate to the loved ones who you wish to inherit, and put the right people in charge. Proper planning can go a long way toward avoiding family disputes. …

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Is Your Attorney a Certified Elder Law Attorney?

Is Your Attorney a Certified Elder Law Attorney? Robert C. Gerhard, III is certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme …

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Estate and Trust Administration

We help executors and trustees avoid mistakes and potential liability. We’ll help you collect and value the assets, deal with creditors, prepare the tax returns, and facilitate timely distribution to the beneficiaries …

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Elder Law and Asset Protection from Nursing Home Costs

You do not need to become impoverished due to your spouse’s nursing home costs. We help protect assets from nursing home costs, legally. There are federal and state rules that …

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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…

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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.

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2017 Asset Limits for Pennsylvania Medicaid Long Term Care Benefits

    Disclaimer: This article has been posted for general information purposes only, and applies only to Pennsylvania residents. You should not act upon the information in this article without first retaining legal …