What is the Medicare Premium Surcharge, and How Do I Avoid It? Upon turning age 65, most people qualify for Medicare Parts A, B and D. We generally recommend that our clients select traditional Medicare and not the Medicare Advantage program (more on this next month). We tell our clients […]
FEMA announces a new program April 12, 2021, Covid-19 Funeral Assistance COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number Applications begin on April 12, 2021 Phone: 844-684-6333 Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time To see if you can get help with paying for the cost of […]
Top Five Tips for your Stimulus Check: Stimulus Checks and Medicaid: Medicaid has taken the position that the stimulus checks received in 2020 and 2021 will not disqualify people from Medicaid. Any funds received via stimulus checks do not count as a resource for a full year and can be […]
INDIANA MEDICAID, COVID AND ASSET TRANSFERS: TEMPORARY RULES UPDATE Updated January 15, 2021 Penalties for transfers of assets for new applications will be imposed. Example: Mom goes into the nursing home. She gives her son $20,000. She is only permitted to give away $1,200 during the calendar year plus the […]
Medicaid and Asset Protection for the Family Farm For many families in Indiana their family farm serves not only as the most valuable asset they have, but as a connection to their heritage and history that they would fight to keep within the family. The challenges and expenses of the […]
IRAs and Medicaid in Indiana Bad News for Married Couples The Indiana Medicaid Office has announced they will postpone the implementation of a drastic change to the Medicaid rules regarding retirement assets of a Community Spouse, set to occur on July 1, 2020. On March 26, 2020, the Indiana Family […]
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