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Top Mistakes of Estate Planning

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
April 13, 2021 Category: Estate Planning

There are many mistakes that can be made when planning an estate, but the biggest mistake is not having a plan!

What is the Medicaid 5 Year Look Back?

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
April 08, 2021 Category: Medicaid

The 5 year lookback is simply a 5 audit of your assets and what has been given away. To be eligible for Medicaid, the individual can't have assets over the limit that Medicaid establishes.

Medicaid Eligibility When You Have a Spouse in a Nursing Home

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
March 30, 2021 Category: Medicaid

If you are married, and either you or your spouse have to move into a nursing home, Medicaid eligibility can become hard to manage. There are so many moving parts within Medicaid, especially for a married couple.

Qualified Income Trust "The Silliest Rule of Medicaid"

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
March 24, 2021 Category: Medicaid

There are so many rules involved with Medicaid eligibility. Our team is here to help individuals struggling to meet these requirements to keep their aid, apply for aid, and more.

Changing Medicaid Laws

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
March 17, 2021 Category: Medicaid

If you are in a nursing home and you give away assets, you are penalized by Medicaid. We were able to fight for our client's rights in many cases, and in some, we helped change the laws completely.

Stimulus Checks for Medicaid Recipients

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
March 12, 2021 Category: Medicaid

There is good news for individuals who are on Medicaid and eligible for the most recent stimulus check! Learn more in our latest blog!

4 Common Medicaid Mistakes

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
January 14, 2021 Category: Medicaid

Applying for Medicaid can be a difficult process, but our team at Richard A. Myers, Jr. and Associates is here to help, starting with the 4 most common Medicaid planning mistakes.

What is the Difference between Medicaid and Medicare?

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
January 08, 2021 Category: Medicaid, Medicare

What's the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? These two programs can be confusing and often mistaken for each other. So today, we wanted to talk about what each program is and who it is for.

Why Choose Richard A. Myers, Jr. and Associates?

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
December 30, 2020 Category: Medicaid

When it comes to elder law, estate planning, veteran benefits, and Medicaid planning, Richard A. Myers, Jr. and Associates is here to help you and your loved ones get the care and benefits you are entitled to. We not only help our clients get these essential benefits, but we have also helped change the laws for all Ohioans in many court cases.

Are Attorney Fees Allowed as a Part of a Medicaid Application?

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
December 23, 2020 Category: Medicaid

Reasonable attorney fees are allowed under the statute. Allowing those attorney fees is a benefit to you because it makes it easier for you and the caseworker reviewing your application. It's our job to make sure we organize that file correctly to tell your story to the caseworker.

Trust-Based Estate Planning

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
December 17, 2020 Category: Estate Planning

In one of our last videos, we talked about the difference between a will-based plan and a trust-based plan as part of estate planning. In this video, we wanted to go into a little bit more detail about trusts and how they can help protect your assets.

Pending Medicaid Appeals: What You Need to Know

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
December 09, 2020 Category: Medicaid

At Richard A. Myers Jr. and Associates, we are here to help our clients by providing them with the knowledge they need for Medicaid planning and more.

Medicare Appeals

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
December 02, 2020 Category: Medicare

What is Involved in a Medicare Appeal? If you have received a Medicare denial letter after the 20 days, there are ways to appeal that denial. You do not have to accept their decision. There should be a number you can call on the denial letter. Make the call to set up your appeal. Get Your Records from Your Nursing Home You want to make sure that you secure the records from the nursing home and review them. Then ask the nursing home to clarify their notes; it is not uncommon that there was something missed in their notes. Learn More About Medicare Appeals Our goal is to extend your Medicare coverage to full 100 days! If you have any questions about your Medicare benefits, Richard A. Myers Jr. and Associates is here to help you. Call today to set up a free consultation!

Medicaid Denial Assistance

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
November 25, 2020 Category: Medicaid

Applying for Medicaid is a very confusing and strict process that often leads to denial if not planned correctly. Richard A. Myers Jr. and Associates is here to help!

Common Mistakes of Estate Planning

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
September 11, 2020 Category: Estate Planning

Estate planning is an important part of everyone's life. Not everyone thinks that they need an estate plan, or they try to create their plan alone and miss a lot of important details. That is why having a professional estate planning attorney help you create your plan is essential.

Guardianship and Probate Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
September 02, 2020 Category: Estate Planning

A common question when it comes to estate planning is what is the difference between guardianship and death probate, and how can we prepare for these?

Estate Planning vs. Elder Law Attorney

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
August 27, 2020 Category: Elder Law

Both estate planning and elder law require putting together documents and plan to maximize the individual's quality of life. But how are they different?

Veteran Benefits Planning in Cleveland, Ohio

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
August 21, 2020 Category: Veteran Benefits

We have been very blessed to be able to help these veterans and their families by helping them with their veteran benefits planning.

Medicaid Planning Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
August 14, 2020 Category: Medicaid

Our attorneys at Richard A. Myers, Jr. and Associates are here to help you and your loved ones create the best plan of action when it comes to your estate, including Medicaid planning.

Estate Planning in Cleveland, Ohio

By Richard A. Myers, Jr.
August 07, 2020 Category: Estate Planning

When it comes to estate planning, wills and trusts can seem confusing. At Richard A. Myers Jr. and Associates, we can help make it simple and put you on the right path for the best estate plan for you.

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