Category: Veterans Affairs

Medicaid and VA Myth Busters

Navigating through the eligibility requirements of Medicaid and VA can be frustrating. Let us relieve some of that frustration for you in this entertaining program where we correct much of the misinformation about these programs. Bust through these myths and let us give you some peace of mind.  (Click on screen to begin). Information and […]

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Where’s My Coronavirus Relief Payment? Well, It Depends.

The centerpiece of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law March 27, 2020, is its one-time $1,200 payments to millions of eligible individuals. When can you expect your payment and how much will it be? The answer to the first question has been changing on an almost daily […]

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Compensating Family Caregivers through Medicaid, VA Pension, and Personal Services Agreements

Being a family caregiver can be a strain financially. Many family caregivers are faced with the decision of working a full-time job on top of caring for their loved one or forgoing a paycheck. This video reviews how a family caregiver can avoid making this choice by receiving compensation for the care they are providing […]

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Planning for Medicaid and VA Pension Benefits

Obtaining Medicaid or VA Pension Benefits to assist with the cost of long term care does not require an individual to be completely destitute. Assets can be protected and Medicaid or VA Pension Benefits secured with a legal plan. Our firm can typically put a legal plan in place to obtain benefits within 30 days. […]

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It’s Now Harder for Veterans to Qualify for Long-Term Care Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has finalized new rules that make it more difficult to qualify for long-term care benefits. The rules establish an asset limit, a look-back period, and asset transfer penalties for claimants applying for VA pension benefits that require a showing of financial need. The principal such benefit for those needing […]

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Department of Veterans Affairs Will Finally Implement Transfer Penalty Regulations for Pension Applications

Please note that we originally reported that the effective date of the new regulations was October 31.  After further review, we have determined that the effective date is October 18.  This article has been updated to reflect that the regulations will go into effect on October 18, 2018. In January 2015, we first reported to you […]

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