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Do you need legal assistance for Medicaid planning? Medicaid can be a complicated process, but a lawyer can help guide you through the process.

Colorado Life Estate FAQs

Our Centennial Estate Planning Attorney Answers Your Questions There are many different estate planning tools that can simplify matters for your beneficiaries after your death. One of those tools is a life estate. If you have a home that you want to pass to a beneficiary, such as a child or grandchild, then you should … Continue reading

Medicare’s Different Treatment of the Two Main Post-Hospital Care Options

Hospital patients who need additional care after being discharged from the hospital are usually sent to either an inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) or a skilled nursing facility (SNF). Although these facilities may look similar from the outside, Medicare offers very different coverage for each. While you may not have complete say in where you go … Continue reading

Report Finds Lack of Government Oversight of Assisted Living Facilities

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The government is spending billions to fund assisted living services through Medicaid, but government oversight and regulation of assisted living facilities is lacking, according to a new government report. Medicaid funds long-term care services for low-income individuals. It is primarily used for nursing home care, but 48 states have opted to give assisted living residents the ability to … Continue reading

Three Reasons Why Giving Your House to Your Children Isn’t the Best Way to Protect It From Medicaid

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You may be afraid of losing your home if you have to enter a nursing home and apply for Medicaid. While this fear is well-founded, transferring the home to your children is usually not the best way to protect it. Although you generally do not have to sell your home in order to qualify for … Continue reading