You want the best care possible for your spouse, and at the same time you want to protect the assets you both worked hard for. We can guide you through the process of protecting assets by leveraging key federal and state rules that prevent spousal impoverishment.
We have helped clients with the following:
- Protect assets for the spouse of an individual who needs nursing home care
- Handle the paperwork to obtain Medicaid benefits and help avoid a denial of benefits
- Manage exceptions to the 5-year look-back and Medicaid transfer penalties
- Appeal denied benefits
- Medicaid Application Process & Appeals
It is important to be proactive when planning for future health care costs. Gerhard & Gerhard is here to help you put that plan into action and protect the assets you have.
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Should a nursing home resident in Pennsylvania maintain valid Photo ID? The short answer is yes! More and more, our elderly clients encounter situations where they must present valid photo id, even when they no longer drive and have no plans to travel outside the country. The need for photo id can occur suddenly and the lack of it can cause unexpected problems, especially for those family members trying to help a senior.
2023 Asset Limits for Pennsylvania Medical Assistance (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 …