I recently had my living trust updated after 20 years. Now I regret that I didn’t convert the trust to an irrevocable trust. I recently had a mini stroke and am scheduled for some surgery. Can I convert the… Read more
My mother is in a nursing home here in California and is on Medi-Cal (Medicaid). My father has almost depleted his bank account and needs money for dental work. He has two life insurance policies (my mom is the… Read more
In 2018, Social Security recipients will get their largest cost of living increase in benefits since 2012, but the additional income will likely be largely eaten up by higher Medicare Part B premiums.
Cost of living increases are tied to … Read more
Iowa officials are asking the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to waive the requirement that the state provide three months of retroactive Medicaid coverage to eligible Medicaid recipients. CMS is currently accepting comments about this proposal.
Medicaid law allows … Read more
No one wants to think about his or her death, but a little preparation in the form of a prepaid funeral contract can be useful. In addition to helping your family after your death, a prepaid funeral contract can be … Read more
Reversing a lower court, Massachusetts’ highest court ruled that two Medicaid applicants’ trusts were not available assets even though the applicants retained the right to use the houses that were put into the trusts. Daley v. Secretary of the Executive … Read more