There are many mistakes that can be made when planning an estate, but the biggest mistake is not having a plan!
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.
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.
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.
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.
There is good news for individuals who are on Medicaid and eligible for the most recent stimulus check! Learn more in our latest blog!
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'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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?
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?
We have been very blessed to be able to help these veterans and their families by helping them with their veteran benefits planning.
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.
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.