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The Difference Between Medicaid Pre-Planning and Crisis Planning

Medicaid is designed to help seniors with limited means afford medical care, including long-term nursing home care. Since Michigan's Medicaid program imposes strict limits on an applicant's income and assets, some planning may be necessary to help ensure eligibility. Medicaid estate planning generally falls into...

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Being Denied Medicaid in Michigan

Medicaid is a government health insurance program for low-income people. It is jointly funded by the federal government and the states, including Michigan. The Michigan Medicaid plan identifies who is eligible for coverage, what health services plan participants can receive, the state’s reimbursement policy, and other...

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Best Life Insurance Plan Options

If you are currently thinking about estate planning and are considering purchasing life insurance, it is important to consider a number of different options. As an article in Consumer Affairs explains, while many Americans decide not to purchase life insurance (some simply because they do...

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How to Plan for a Medicaid Crisis

Nobody wants to face a Medicaid crisis in which an elderly loved one unexpectedly requires expensive, long-term care but is ineligible for government assistance. However, all too often, residents of Grand Rapids suddenly require nursing home care and are told that they have too many...

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The Dos and Don’ts of Choosing a Medicare Plan

When it comes time to choosing a Medicare plan, it can be difficult to know which type of coverage is best for you. We understand how complicated insurance plans can be, especially when you are an older adult in need of frequent medical care and...

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Nursing Facility Transition (NFT)

Do you have a loved one in a nursing facility who would like to return home? The Nursing Facility Transition (NFT) helps those currently living in a nursing home move into a house, apartment, or assisted living and helps put necessary services in place. Individuals work with...

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Deed Protection and Medicaid Eligibility

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Medicaid imposes stringent limits on income and assets of recipients, consistent with its mission to provide a health care safety net for the poor and for those whose personal resources are insufficient to pay the full cost of care....

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Medicaid Myths

The overwhelming majority of nursing home residents receive Medicaid. That’s right! Over 70% of nursing home residents right now are getting Medicaid. What about the rest? They’ll be on Medicaid too… in 6-18 months! Think about it… can we all afford $7000-$9000 per month, every...

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