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Dual Eligibility: Medicare AND Medicaid Can Help With Costs

Dual Eligibility: Medicare AND Medicaid Can Help With Costs

Qualifying for Medicare hardly means free health care -- there are still premiums and deductibles. However, people who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid (called “dual eligibility”) receive help paying their out-of-pocket costs. Medicare is a federal program...

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July newsletter packed with good articles about Elder Law

July newsletter packed with good articles about Elder Law

Earlier today we issued the July 2021 edition of the R. F. Meyer & Associates monthly e-newsletter. We strive with the newsletter to provide information on legal topics that is pertinent and interesting to you clients of our Elder Law practice. If you didn’t...

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Can Life Insurance Affect Your Medicaid Eligibility?

Can Life Insurance Affect Your Medicaid Eligibility?

When applying for Medicaid many people often forget about life insurance. But depending on the type of life insurance and the value of the policy, it can count as an asset. In order to qualify for Medicaid, you can't have more than $2,000 in assets (in most...

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Non-Borrowing Spouses Get More Help in Reverse Mortgages

Non-Borrowing Spouses Get More Help in Reverse Mortgages

The federal government has expanded access to protections for spouses of reverse mortgage holders who are not named in the loan document, allowing more such spouses the ability to stay in their home if the borrowing spouse dies or moves to a care facility. A reverse...

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Biden Proposes Billions More for Home Health Care Funding

Biden Proposes Billions More for Home Health Care Funding

President Biden has introduced a plan to spend $400 billion over eight years on home and community-based care for the elderly and people with disabilities. The money would go to expand access to care and support higher-paying caregiving jobs. As the elderly population...

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