Category Archives for Medicaid

The difference between long-term and short-term care

What Is The Difference Between Short-Term Care Insurance And Long-Term Care Insurance?

Many people, when they contemplate aging, begin to wonder how they would pay for care, should they need it when they are older. The concern is even more pressing for children thinking about how they will care for their aging parents. As a result, consumers are turning to insurance solutions to cover care not included […]

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Alternatives to Nursing Home Care

For most people, the prospect of having to go to a nursing home isn’t an inviting one, and many wonder if there are any alternatives. The short answer is yes, and today’s discussion will focus on other options available through the continuum of care, which is a collection of healthcare services that includes family, home […]

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medicare vs medicaid

Is There a Difference Between Medicaid vs. Medicare?

People with special needs may qualify for a variety of government benefits, including Medicaid and Medicare. It can be difficult to tell the two programs apart, especially because their names are so similar. However, Medicaid and Medicare, which account for the lion’s share of federal spending on health care, are dramatically different programs with different […]

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medicaid advice

Beware of Non-Lawyers Selling Medicaid Planning Advice

In recent years a number of non-lawyers have started businesses offering Medicaid planning services to seniors. While using one of these services may be cheaper than hiring a lawyer, the overall costs may be far greater. If you use a non-lawyer to do Medicaid planning, the person offering services may not have any legal knowledge […]

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