Although the impacts of COVID-19 continue to leave Americans and the global community uncertain of the future, you don’t have to feel helpless. In fact, now is a great time to be proactive and plan ahead should you or a loved one fall ill. One of the most important and relatively easy things you can… Read More »
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Something to consider before you embark on your summer travels.
The sooner you think about this and do something about it, the better off you and your family will be.
This is government insurance for people who have very little money that covers, among other things, the cost of nursing home care.
For years, it has been an article of faith that Medicare would not pay for services such as skilled nursing or physical therapy unless that care improved a patient’s health status.
How did this misunderstanding go on for so long?
Michael Pirron called John Hancock to ask about the care options covered by his parents’ long term care insurance policies. Their answer was, essentially, “What policies?” The policies had lapsed eight months earlier, and it was too late to send in the past due amount and get them reinstated.
Could you be legally liable for paying for your parents’ care?
Watch out. Big Brother may be coming for the family homestead.
Millions of Americans are managing money or property for a loved one who is unable to pay bills or make financial decisions. This can be overwhelming. But it’s also a great opportunity to help someone you care about, and protect them from scams and fraud.
Seniors and disabled individuals enrolled in Medicare Part A–which covers hospitalization and limited nursing home care and is free for most beneficiaries–do not need to buy a marketplace plan, because they are already meeting the insurance requirements.