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Posts Tagged: elder care
Lawsuit Sheds Light On Medicare Coverage For Rehabilitation
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?
Don’t Let Long-Term Care Coverage Lapse!
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.
What is the deal with the estate tax?
What you don’t know can take a nasty bite out of your estate.
What is a trust?
Trusts are tools that help you accomplish your objectives.
Medicare And “Marketplace Plans” – What’s The Deal?
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.
Dementia and Decision-Making
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans today have Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. Thus, it’s likely that you or someone you know has a loved one living with dementia.
Beware of Letters from “Property Transfer Services”
A nationwide scheme for squeezing money out of unsuspecting consumers has raised its ugly head in Hawaii.
Update # 2 on Queens v. Koga
Take some time RIGHT NOW to think about who will be making decisions for you at the end of your life, and how you can best have your wishes carried out.
Don’t Delay Discussing Your End-Of-Life Wishes
The troubling scene at Glenwood Gardens nursing home did not have to happen.