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In this article, I am going to explain the difference between Medicaid and Medicare.

I’m going to give you a brief discussion of both, and then hopefully the differences will be clear, especially as it applies to coverage in a nursing home for long-term care.

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What is a Lady Bird Deed?

Also known as an Enhanced Life Estate.

So let us first start on the discussion of what’s a life estate. Then we will go one step further to explain what is an Enhanced Life Estate or Lady Bird Deed. So first…

What is a life estate?

A life estate relates to real estate and your real estate interest. So to create a life estate, you are changing the deed and changing the ownership structure of the deed.

 

To watch my video explaining what a Lady Bird Deed is, click here.

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Does Medicare Pay for the Nursing Home?

Caregiving Tips

In this article, I’m going to answer the question, “Does Medicare pay for a Nursing Home?” First, you need to have Medicare coverage.  That mean’s you’re over 65 or you have been on social security disability for more than 24 months. To see my video answering this question, click here.

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Florida Medicaid Application: Why am I Being Asked for Bank Statements

Asset Protection Strategies for Seniors

Today I am going to answer the question, “Why am I being asked to Submit Proof and Financial Information After Filing my Medicaid Application for a Nursing Home Coverage in Florida?” I’m currently a practicing elder law attorney in Florida, and the purpose of this article is to teach you about what is going on. […]

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What is the Residency Requirement for Florida Nursing Home Medicaid?

Asset Protection Strategies for Seniors

The purpose of this article is to explain the residency requirement for Florida nursing homes and Medicaid.  I will also show you how you get nursing home coverage for a parent who’s out of the state of Florida, and into the state of Florida. To watch my video regarding this subject, click here.

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