Medicaid Benefits | How Financial abuse can lead to Medicaid denials

By |2020-05-18T10:38:54-04:00May 18th, 2020|medicaid benefits, medicaid benefits attorney, Mortellaro Law|

Medicaid Benefits | Elder financial abuse occurs when someone knowingly or willfully takes advantage of an older adult for personal monetary gain. Sadly, family members, caretakers, and healthcare providers are typically the ones committing financial abuse most often. Financial exploitation can devastate low-income older adults, who rely on Medicaid for their health and long-term care [...]

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Medicaid Benefits | How Can You Afford Nursing Home Care?

By |2020-05-18T10:37:03-04:00May 7th, 2020|medicaid benefits, medicaid benefits attorney, Mortellaro Law|

Medicaid Benefits | Everyone says they would prefer to live out their golden years in their home. That’s the ideal for most people. But the reality is more than 1.3 million Americans live in skilled nursing homes, according to a 2015 study cited by the Centers for Disease Control. No doubt those numbers are higher [...]

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Every Journey to Medicaid is Different: Here’s What You Should Know

By |2020-05-18T10:31:09-04:00April 21st, 2020|medicaid assistance, medicaid assistant, medicaid benefits, Mortellaro Law|

Every week, we hear a version of this same story in our law office. “My friend was denied Medicaid because she has too much money. I know I’m better off than her, so I won’t qualify.” The fact is, there are many factors that may have led to that denial. Qualifying for Medicaid benefits in [...]

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Everyone’s Journey Into Medicaid is Going To Be Different

By |2020-04-20T20:13:35-04:00April 8th, 2020|medicaid assistance, medicaid assistant, medicaid benefits, Mortellaro Law|

“My friend was denied Medicaid because she has too much money. I know I’m better off than her, so I won’t qualify.” Every week, we hear a version of this same story in our law office. The fact is, there are many factors that may have led to that denial. Qualifying for Medicaid benefits in [...]

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Medicaid Benefits | Two Parts of the Medicaid Process

By |2020-03-18T14:07:58-04:00February 24th, 2020|medicaid assistance, medicaid assistant, medicaid benefits, Mortellaro Law|

Two Parts of the Process For Medicaid Benefits Not familiar with Medicaid Benefits? Let’s say Mom, a retired widower, is getting on in years. The winter holidays come, and you and your brother visit from your homes in other states. You see that she is struggling to walk, to dress herself, to cook and keep [...]

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Medicaid Asset Protection | Asset Protection is Not a DIY Job

By |2020-03-08T16:31:32-04:00February 20th, 2020|medicaid assistance, medicaid assistant, medicaid benefits, Mortellaro Law|

Medicaid Asset Protection | Asset Protection is Not a DIY Job If you have done even a little bit of research regarding Medicaid, you probably have heard the term Medicaid asset protection. This is a planning strategy to position and manage your financial assets so they are not counted against you when applying for Medicaid [...]

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Medicaid Benefits | Some Medicaid Mistakes are Repeated Time and Time Again

By |2020-02-14T09:56:18-05:00February 6th, 2020|medicaid assistance, medicaid benefits, Mortellaro Law|

Medicaid Benefits | Some Medicaid Mistakes are Repeated Time and Time Again One of the advantages of working with a law firm that focuses on Medicaid benefits is that it knows where folks make mistakes in the application process. Such firms can then guide you around these pitfalls so your application goes more smoothly. Also, [...]

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Medicaid Benefits | Medicaid Stress? Take a Deep Breath

By |2020-02-14T09:54:09-05:00January 29th, 2020|medicaid assistant, medicaid benefits, Mortellaro Law|

Medicaid Benefits | Medicaid Stress? Take a Deep Breath It’s easy to get stressed out about the Medicaid application process. You know that receiving benefits is not a sure thing, so you might feel anxious day and night as you work through the paperwork and wait to hear back. We understand these feelings, and we’d [...]

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