Tips on Navigating the Nursing Home Admission Process

There may come a point in your parent's life when medical professionals determine they need 24 hour care. This does not necessarily mean they need an aid by their side all 24 hours during the day but that they need assistance for one reason or another at any given point during the day with no... Continue Reading →

Realty Trusts and Nursing Homes

Trust Agreements can be very complex and each one is unique. This post generalizes how Realty Trusts are treated if you or a loved one needs care in a Nursing Home. Realty Trust are often Nominee Trusts, which is a document designed for the primary purposes of; 1. avoiding probate upon death of the Grantor... Continue Reading →

The MassHealth (Medicaid) Application Process for Nursing Home Coverage

If you or a loved one are in a Nursing Home and need Masshealth coverage be careful to fill out the right application because there are many different coverage types and programs for Masshealth (Medicaid) and many different application forms. The Application for Health Coverage for Seniors and People Needing Long Term Care  (SACA-2 (Rev 03/17)... Continue Reading →

What does Medicare Cover in a Rehab Nursing Home?

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) will cover Skilled Nursing Care in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)under certain conditions for a limited period of time. A Skilled Nursing Facility is also commonly known as a "Rehab Facility" or a "Nursng Home", same thing. In order for you to access these Med A benefits you must have a... Continue Reading →

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