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Under federal long-term care Medicaid laws, there is a presumption of “guilt” if there is an uncompensated transfer within five (5) years of an application for long-term Medicaid (which helps pay for institutional care, drugs, etc.) since long-term care is “means-tested” In other words, the...

Social Security beneficiaries will receive the highest increase (2.8%) in benefits in seven years based on the cost of living adjustment (COLA) due to inflation in changes for housing, clothing, transportation, energy, medical care, recreation and education – which is the Consumer Price Index for...

Although most Texas homes are a non-countable resource (if equity is under $560,000 if you are single, unlimited if you are married for Medicaid applicants) for long-term care Medicaid eligibility purposes, the state usually has a right to make a claim against the Medicaid recipient’s...