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Key 2014 Dollar Limits for Medicaid Long-Term Care Coverage Released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2014 federal guidelines for how much money the spouses of institutionalized Medicaid recipients may keep and the limit on how much a home can be worth for its owner to still qualify for Medicaid.

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What Is a Trust Protector and When Might You Need One?

Trust protectors -- long popular in offshore trusts set up by high rollers -- are now gaining popularity in trusts established her...

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Five Planning Pointers for Parents with Disabled Children

A parent is irreplaceable, but someone will have to fill in if the worst happens.

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Giving Your Home to Your Children Can Have Tax Consequences

Many people wonder if it is a good idea to give their home to their children...

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Economists Say That Tightening Medicaid Rules Would Barely Increase Demand for Private Insurance

It is sometimes claimed that reducing the amount of assets an individual can keep while qualifying for Medicaid would increase ..

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Vacant Lot Yields Hidden Treasure for Massachusetts Medicaid Officials

Cash-strapped states are leaving no stone unturned when it comes to recovering from the estates of deceased Medicaid ... 

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New Rule Requires Homebound Medicare Patients to See Doctors

Doctors must now meet face-to-face with their patients who are receiving home health care if the patient's visits are to be reimbu...

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Group Calls for Federal Probe into Florida's Firing of Nursing Home Advocate

A nursing home advocacy group is calling on the federal government to investigate Florida governor Rick Scott's recent ...

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