why you need an elder law attorney

Elder Law Attorney – 10 Reasons You Need One

What Is Elder Law? Before we dive into the many reasons you need an Elder Law Attorney, let’s first touch base on what Elder Law is. Elder law refers to numerous legal issues specifically affecting elderly people. With age, many issues may surface, from declining health to financial burdens. Seniors face complex legal concerns that…

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money gift tax

Does The Gift Tax Exclusion Apply To Medicaid?

  Can you gift $10,000 a year without a penalty? For tax purposes yes, with the Gift Tax Exclusion. With the holidays around the corner and the end of the year fast approaching, many of you may be thinking about making gifts to your children and grandchildren. If you want to avoid paying a gift…

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Medicare coverage for a COVID Vaccine

Will Medicare Cover a COVID Vaccine?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like lung, heart, or kidney disease seem to be at a higher risk for contracting COVID more serious COVID-19 illness.  This means that most people with Medicare are at higher risk. According to a Wall…

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Review Your Medicare Plan

Do You Have To Review Your Medicare Plan Every Year?

FALSE FACTS FRIDAY Issue 11: “I’m Happy with My Medicare Plan, So I Don’t Have to Review It for Next Year.” The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (“AEP”) began in October 15th and extends until December 7. AEP is the time that Medicare recipients can review and change their Medicare plan if they should choose to…

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Medicare Advantage plans

Medicare Advantage Plans: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Medicare Advantage Plans Update Earlier this month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that beginning in 2019, Medicare Advantage plans will cover supplemental non-skilled home benefits that include daily maintenance. This is the first time that CMA has allowed a service that covers daily maintenance to be eligible as a supplemental benefit.…

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