Medicaid Plans

April 26, 2018

Medicaid Application and Eligibility

Medicaid is an important source for support of long-term care expenses. However, the Medicaid Application and Medicaid Eligibility is confusing. It is important to understand your situation and how rules apply to you.
March 27, 2018

Can The Government Or Nursing Home Take My House For Long Term Care?

Porter County estate planning attorney RG Skadberg answers a common question regarding the fate of a home when one must move into a nursing home.
March 21, 2017

Hospitals Now Must Provide Notice About Observation Status

All hospitals must now give Medicare recipients notice when they are in the hospital under observation status. The notice requirement is part of a law enacted in 2015 but that just took effect.
January 5, 2017

Is Estate Planning Only for the Wealthy?

Most people neglect estate planning because of the stigma that it's only for the rich. In this article we cover why that's a false and dangerous notion.
November 28, 2016

You’ve Got the Power with a Power of Attorney

In Elder Law Planning, it is important to do the preventative maintenance. A good Elder Law plan puts the documentation, including proper Power in Attorneys in place, before the break-down occurs, which could result in an incapacity that no longer allows preventative planning.
November 21, 2016

Elder Law Radio Show

Greg Farrall's weekly WVLP radio show - Money Matters with Greg - hosted Elder Law Attorney RG Skadberg to discuss some of the issues that families face in long-term care expenses.
November 17, 2016

Activities of Daily Living and Long-Term Care Determination

ADLs quantify an individual’s ability to accomplish necessary daily tasks on one’s own or if assistance is required. When considering Elder Law Planning, ADLs play an essential role in a whether a person can be in a nursing home care, meets Medicaid eligibility, or to needs a long-term care insurance policy activated, .
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