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Month: July 2017

Using a Prepaid Funeral Contract to Spend Down Assets for Medicaid

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No one wants to think about his or her death, but a little preparation in the form of a prepaid funeral contract can be useful. In addition to helping your family after your death, a prepaid funeral contract can be a good way to spend down assets in order to qualify for Medicaid. A prepaid … Continue reading

Long-Term Care Scorecard Finds States Have Room for Improvement

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A new report finds that states have made incremental improvements in providing long-term care, but need to make more improvements in order to meet the needs of the growing number of people who require long-term care services. According to the 2017 Long-Term Services and Supports State Scorecard, while long-term care remains unaffordable for middle class families, there … Continue reading