People often think of the Medicaid program is a program only for low income children or families. While the Medicaid program does indeed provide assistance to low income children and their families, it can also provide critical healthcare coverage to older Americans. Unfortunately, many seniors are unaware that they may need Medicaid coverage at some point in the future and therefore fail to plan accordingly. This frequently leads to the question "When is it too late for Medicaid planning?" The … [Read more...] about When Is It Too Late for Medicaid Planning in Houston Texas?
Medicaid often enters the lives of senior citizens when it comes to paying for the catastrophic costs of nursing home care. Not being familiar with the complex Medicaid system, many families make mistakes within this confusing area of elder law. Some of the most common mistakes include: 1. Relying on Medicare or health insurance to pay nursing home expenses. Neither Medicare nor regular health insurance pays for the cost of long-term care in a nursing home. With the average cost of … [Read more...] about Mistakes that Families Make With Medicaid and Nursing Home Expenses