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Pennsylvania Elder Law Reference Guide 2024

By Robert C. Gerhard, III

Pennsylvania Elder Law Reference Guide 2024 Meeting With Your Lawyer Perhaps the most difficult part of the estate planning process is overcoming procrastination and scheduling that initial consultation. For the …

How to Appeal A Medicaid Transfer Penalty

By Robert C. Gerhard, III

If you have been denied Medicaid benefits due to an alleged transfer for less than fair market value, you may feel overwhelmed. Fortunately, you can file an appeal, even while …

Pennsylvania Medicaid Long-Term Care Numbers and Fact Sheet 2024

By Robert C. Gerhard, III

2024 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 …

Can You Have Assets and Still Qualify for Medicaid Long-Term Care Benefits?

By Robert C. Gerhard, III

A person can have certain assets of significance and still qualify for Medicaid long-term care benefits. I received a call from someone whose father was trending toward the need for …

2024 Asset Limits for Pennsylvania Medical Assistance (Medicaid) Long-Term Care Benefits

By Robert C. Gerhard, III

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 …

2024 Income Limits for Medicaid-Funded Long-Term Care

By Robert C. Gerhard, III

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 …

What happens when you run out of Medicare days? Medicaid Long-Term Care Benefits Can Pay the Nursing Home if You Qualify

By Robert C. Gerhard, III

Skilled care in a nursing facility after a 3-day hospital admission can be covered in full by Medicare for the first 20 days, with days 21-100 covered but subject to …

Is Disinheriting Your Spouse Sound Medicaid Planning to Protect Assets from Nursing Home Costs?

By Robert C. Gerhard, III

Should you disinherit your spouse and leave assets to your children to protect money from nursing home costs? It is common for estate planners to write wills and create beneficiary …

How to be Ready to Apply for Medicaid Nursing Home Benefits, 5 Steps

By Robert C. Gerhard, III

Nursing home placements can occur suddenly after an unexpected medical setback. Being prepared with the following will not only make your life easier in the event of a nursing home …