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Category Archives: Medicaid

Medicaid

Medicaid Liens and Survivor’s Rights

By William Rambaum, PA |

Medical issues rarely arise gradually over time, but instead, often occur suddenly, and require immediate action to address. When a person’s health condition becomes severe, requiring around-the-clock care, many families are forced to put loved ones in nursing homes to provide the individual’s medical needs. Medicaid is the program most Americans living in nursing… Read More »

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Federal Court Decision Could Sink Florida’s Medicaid Plans

By William Rambaum, PA |

Healthcare is expensive, regardless of the stage in life in which a person finds him/herself needing medical care. For those that need around the clock care in a nursing home, Medicaid is the source most turn to in order to pay the extremely high cost. Health being unpredictable, knowing when admittance to a nursing… Read More »

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Nursing Home Planning When a Crisis Hits

By William Rambaum, PA |

No one has the goal of entering a nursing home when a major health crisis hits, but such events can occur at any time. Prudent planning in advance of this need, i.e., before a person meets the medical qualifications, can make it possible to qualify for Medicaid immediately upon learning that long-term care is… Read More »

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State Considering Changes to Medicaid Eligibility

By William Rambaum, PA |

Figuring out how to pay for long-term and expensive medical care is a stress and concern for millions of Americans. Seniors, though, are at a much higher risk of needing this type of intensive care within a relatively short time frame due to the infirmities that come with aging. Medicaid is one answer to… Read More »

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Will Your Estate Owe Money to Medicaid?

By William Rambaum, PA |

Receiving financial assistance for long-term care in a nursing home from the state and federal governments is the only way many seniors can afford to stay at these facilities. The cost of nursing home care rises on an annual basis at a pace that far outstrips the ability of most people to pay for… Read More »

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The Multi-Step Process for Qualifying for Florida Medicaid

By William Rambaum, PA |

No one wants to enter a nursing home, but almost 70 percent of seniors will likely face some level of disability as they grow older. This type of long-term care is expensive and out of reach for most Americans without financial assistance from the Florida Medicaid program. Medicaid is a jointly funded State and… Read More »

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