Planning ahead is ideal, but many times the Medicaid eligibility rules are not considered until after an unexpected nursing home placement occurs.
At this stressful time, we can help you:
- Navigate the complicated rules regarding Medicaid eligibility as it relates to nursing home care
- Take the steps to shelter assets from nursing home costs for the benefit of the spouse at home and prevent that spouse from becoming impoverished
- Complete and submit your Medicaid application
- Troubleshoot any issues that may arise during the Medicaid application process including denial of benefits
There is no financial incentive for the nursing homes to advise nursing home residents or their families on how to protect assets from nursing home costs or accelerate Medicaid eligibility. You should consult with an elder law attorney who is familiar with Medicaid long-term care benefits and the application process.
Should a Nursing Home Resident in Pennsylvania Maintain Valid Photo ID?
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
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