Irrevocable Trusts are used to protects assets from the extremely high costs of a Nursing Home. Life Estates are often used to protect certain rights in the family home for the Donor of the Irrevocable Trusts.
Tips on Navigating the Nursing Home Admission Process
There may come a point in your parent's life when medical professionals determine they need 24 hour care. This does not necessarily mean they need an aid by their side all 24 hours during the day but that they need assistance for one reason or another at any given point during the day with no... Continue Reading →
The MassHealth (Medicaid) Application Process for Nursing Home Coverage
If you or a loved one are in a Nursing Home and need Masshealth coverage be careful to fill out the right application because there are many different coverage types and programs for Masshealth (Medicaid) and many different application forms. The Application for Health Coverage for Seniors and People Needing Long Term Care (SACA-2 (Rev 03/17)... Continue Reading →
What does Medicare Cover in a Rehab Nursing Home?
Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) will cover Skilled Nursing Care in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)under certain conditions for a limited period of time. A Skilled Nursing Facility is also commonly known as a "Rehab Facility" or a "Nursng Home", same thing. In order for you to access these Med A benefits you must have a... Continue Reading →
The “5 Year Look Back” & Exceptions
Understanding the Look Back