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Medi-Cal Planning

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Do I Automatically Get Medicare When I Turn 65?


No, you do not automatically get Medicare when you turn 65. You have to apply for Medicare and meet the eligibility requirements. You can face financial penalties if you do not sign up for Medicare by the deadline. There are multiple parts to Medicare and many options available for coverage. A California elder law attorney can help you navigate through the application process and appeal denials of eligibility or coverage.
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Monday, August 17, 2020

What Is the Medicaid Spend Down?


Many Americans get caught in a financial bind because they can't afford to pay for the nursing home out of pocket, but they have too many assets to qualify for Medicaid to pay for their long-term care and provide other valuable benefits. There is no asset limit for Medicare, but state and federal law require limited countable assets to be eligible for Medicaid.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Using Irrevocable Trusts In California Medi-Cal Planning


Many individuals will eventually need long-term care at some point in their lifetimes. Because the cost of long-term care is expensive, a vast majority of those individuals will need assistance paying for that care. Medi-Cal is the name of California’s Medicaid health care program.

However, individuals must qualify for Medicaid to receive assistance with long-term care costs. Our Read more . . .


Monday, February 17, 2020

10 Tips That Elderly Californians Should Know About Medi-Cal Planning


Medi-Cal is the Medicaid health care program in California. If you have limited income and assets, you might qualify for several types of medical services through Medi-Cal. Medi-Cal offers health coverage at little or no cost if you are eligible and live in California.

Your age, income, and resources are some of the factors that the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will evaluate when determining whether you qualify for coverage. A Read more . . .


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