The Medicaid ineligibility trap

January 29, 2016

Because of the potentially financially devastating costs of long term care, Medicaid is often the safety net to protect spouses and other family members from impoverishment. For those of you who transfer assets, there is a period during which you are ineligible for Medicaid....

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The costs associated with long-term care

January 21, 2016

The cost of long-term care is dependent on the kind of care you require and the length of time that you need such care. It can also be affected by your provider and the area in which you live. The cost can be influenced...

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Medicare Hospice Benefits

March 16, 2014

What is Hospice? Hospice is a way of caring for patients who are terminally ill. Hospice is covered under Medicare Part A. Focus is on care, not cure of the patient. Eligibility requirements. Patient is eligible for Medicare Part A; The physician and hospice...

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End of Life Decision Making in Pennsylvania

August 22, 2011

The following article is an overview of the federal and state laws dealing with end of life decision making. Federal Patient Self Determination Act 1990 – 42 U.S.C. 1395a(a) Applies to all health care institutions receiving Medicare or Medicaid funding. All healthcare institutions receiving...

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