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Rising Nursing Home Costs a Reminder of the Importance of Medicaid Planning

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Long-term care after retirement is expensive, often prohibitively so. Nursing home care can cost upwards of $100,000 or more annually, depending on location and type of facility. While Medicare covers some medical costs, it does not cover long-term care in nursing homes. For many people, the only way to afford long-term care as a… Read More »

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Understanding the Five-Year Look-Back for Medicaid Eligibility

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We previously discussed some of the common misconceptions clients have about Medicaid planning. One area we mentioned merits further discussion: the individual net value maximum and the five-year look-back period for Medicaid eligibility. Read on for an explanation of the look-back, and reach out to a dedicated West Palm Beach Medicaid planning and elder… Read More »

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Government May Start Monitoring Social Media of Disability Applicants

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Needs-based governmental benefits such as Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and Medicaid can be a vital and necessary part of a retirement plan, especially if the person has a disability. Special needs planning might need to take into account social media activity from this point forward. SSA Considers Reviewing Social… Read More »

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