Posts Categorized: Medicaid

Does Medicaid Pay for In-Home Care?

/* / By: */ /*Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney*/

Category: Medicaid

Commonly referred to as the “graying of America”, the American population is aging at an astounding rate. In fact, estimates tell us that by the year 2050 the number of older Americans (aged 65 and...

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Gifting and Medicaid

/* / By: */ /*Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney*/

Category: Estate Planning, Medicaid

If gifting is part of your estate plan, then you need to make sure that you have also considered how those gifts might influence your ability to qualify for Medicaid. It will depend on your...

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The Medicaid Program in Texas

/* / By: */ /*Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney*/

Category: Elder Law, Financial Planning, Medicaid

Medicaid is a federally funded health insurance program for low-income and elderly individuals. Unlike the Medicare program, the Medicaid program is income-based and reserved for certain groups of individuals with limited means and resources. Medicare...

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Filial Responsibility & Health Care Costs

/* / By: */ /*Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney*/

Category: Elder Law, Medicaid

Should children pay for the long term care of their parents? In the thirty states that have Filial Responsibility laws, they can be legally required to do so. Texas does not have these laws, but...

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