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Find out if you are potentially eligible for ALTCS.

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Find out if you may need an Income-Only Trust.

Year 2015 ALTCS/Medicare Savings Program Standards

The 2015 ALTCS and Medicare Savings Plan standards are listed in this blog. Some of the standards change in January and those are included, too.

Navigating ALTCS: What Consumers Need to Know

FOUR things to keep in mind regarding ALTCS medical eligibility (PAS – Pre-Admission Screening) – eligibility getting tougher, medical records needed, request them in advance, journal your caregiving

Year 2020 ALTCS & Medicare Savings Plan Guidelines

Year 2020 ALTCS & Medicare Savings Plan Guidelines – information about share of cost deductions, income limit, resource limit, eligibility guidelines, deductions

Legal Documents Fee Schedule & Explanation of Document Types

Legal document fee list & explanation of document types

Estate Planning Information about AB Trusts – June 17, 2019

An AB Trust is one in which a family trust is divided at the first death into two trusts (the by-pass or credit shelter trust and the survivor’s trust). Many people use this type of trust for one of two reasons.

Miller Trust (aka: Income-only Trust) Preparation

It's so satisfying to work an ALTCS income-only trust (IOT) case with all its idiosyncrasies and arrive at an approval for benefits. Just received another one of those approvals this week! Getting to an approval is no easy task. Many folks think that when ALTCS tells...

January 2018 ALTCS Program Contractor Changes

Most of you know that come January 2018, Bridgeway Health Solutions will no longer be a program contractor for ALTCS. The replacement program contractor is Banner University Family Care. They will have contracts to provide the ALTCS services in the...

Navigating ALTCS: What Consumers Need to Know – ALTCS Medical Eligibility

Navigating ALTCS: What Consumers Need to Know. 7 out of 10 applicants are denied for ALTCS the first time they apply. ALTCS Medical Eligibility.

July 2018 ALTCS-MSP Standards

PDF version of this information As of July 1, 2018 (blue text only updated in July 2018) ALTCS Individual Standards $2,250.00—ALTCS Monthly Income Limit $2,000.00—Resource Limit Medicare Savings Plan Individual Standards $1,012.00—QMB Income Limit...

Legal documents fee schedule

Legal documents fee schedule

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We also help with insurance services (Medicare, property & casualty, life, etc.) and legal document preparation.

Other than trusts, what other options do I have to prevent probate of my assets when I die?

Other than trusts, what other options do I have to prevent probate of my assets when I die? POD, name beneficiaries, beneficiary deed, MVD form.

5 Ways for Healthcare Providers to Get Ready for New Medicare Cards

Medicare is taking steps to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards.

Which legal documents should I consider having in place?

A very important part of your long term care planning is having your paperwork in order. There are documents that you can sign which name someone you trust to be YOU when you are no longer capable of acting on your own behalf.

July 2020 ALTCS Community Spouse Guidelines

ALTCS/MSP GUIDELINES As of July 1, 2020 (items in RED reflect changes) ALTCS Individual Standards (changes each January) $2,349.00 — ALTCS Monthly Income Limit$2,000.00 — Resource Limit Medicare Savings Plan Individual Standards (changes each February) $1,064.00 — QMB...
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