Accessing the correct public benefits for your aging loved one is an extremely difficult process. One Supreme Court justice called the Medicaid rules as having "Byzantine" complexity and "almost unintelligible to the uninitiated." While not every case needs an attorney to apply for Medicaid, for those who do not meet minimum guidelines, you will need help spending money correctly and documenting all aspects accordingly. To correctly apply for benefits and making the most of your loved one’s assets, you will need the necessary tax, real estate, elder, estate planning and public benefits knowledge to guide you through the public benefits maze.
When you or your loved one is experiencing imminent long-term care, such as a move to assisted living or nursing home, you need to know your legal options to make sure your loved one does not lose all of his or her hard earned assets. When appropriate, we will help you apply for
Medicaid is the government program to assist low income individuals and families with the extraordinary cost of medical care which includes nursing home and assisted living benefits, including waiver and diversion. The Life Care Planning Team at DeLoach, Hofstra & Cavonis can help guide you through the complicated and complex maze of applying for these benefits while protecting the assets.
Don’t miss out on the benefits that you deserve as a U.S. war veteran. Work with the attorneys at DeLoach, Hofstra & Cavonis who can assist you in the area of financial eligibility to ensure that your assets stay protected, while still legally reducing income and net-worth in order to qualify for your benefits.
Medicare and Long-Term Care Insurance can help pay for medical assistance for your elderly loved one. Consult with our attorneys before making these critical decisions. We can protect your assets, fight to get the best health care, and help you make sound financial decisions to maximize your assets.