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  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: May 24, 2021

As your parents get older, you soon realize that there may come a day when they will need more help. You likely know that they may not be able to live on their own or in their own home forever. You want to prepare for that day and minimize the impact needing long-term care will have on their finances. Yet,…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: October 4, 2017

Anyone who has looked into financial assistance for nursing home residency from Medicare and Medicaid knows that there are serious complications in the process. Far too many people over the years have been surprised to learn that they can’t leave the financial gifts for their families as intended while still receiving Medicare and Medicaid benefits. Although it is possible to…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: August 23, 2017

Nursing home care can be expensive, which why many elderly individuals attempt to qualify for Medicaid when they move into assisted living facilities. However, many people are surprised to learn there are strict asset and income limits on those applying for Medicaid. In order to get under these limits and qualify for Medicaid, some individuals will try to simply give…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: March 25, 2016

While many Ohio residents will make an effort to complete their estate plans well before those provisions are needed, very few will give Medicaid planning similar attention. No one wants to think about having to rely on Medicaid in their later years, but not wanting to face one’s fears does nothing to protect against those undesirable outcomes. When it comes…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: July 16, 2015

For many Ohio families, estate planning focuses on the transfer of assets from one generation to the next with provisions put into place for a surviving spouse. It is difficult to plan for every possible set of circumstances that might arise, but families should strive to cover as many bases as possible in their approach. For example, couples should think…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: May 16, 2015

As the nation’s economy continues to improve, there is still a concern about the rise in health care costs. During the recession, increasing medical costs were treated like a national crisis. It also led to a new law being passed; the Affordable Health Care Act. This law created a number of new initiatives for patients, such as minimum coverage, prohibitions…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: January 16, 2015

The new year comes with a certain amount of trepidation for those living on fixed incomes; particularly senior citizens who depend on Social Security benefits as well as income tax refunds to make ends meet during the year. However, there are many people who have been overpaid benefits, and the Social Security Administration wants the money back. However, recovering overpayments…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: December 29, 2014

After a brief holiday break, we are back to the 8 Nights of Medicaid Planning. Last time, we talked about quality of care. Today’s topic is family financial responsibility for long term care and final expenses. There is a common belief out there that if an individual cannot pay for their long term care, that their family will have to…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: December 22, 2014

Last time, we talked about the dreaded Look Back Period. In the third part of our Hanukkah inspired Medicaid Planning series we are going to talk about nursing homes and quality of care. There is a myth out there that people who receive Medicaid can’t pick their nursing home or receive sub standard care. This simply isn’t true. Now I…Read More

  • By: Ty S. Mahaffey, Esq.
  • Published: December 17, 2014

Today’s post in the Hanukkah inspired 8 nights of elder law talks about the dreaded “look back period”. The vast majority of the people the I meet with say, “I have heard about a “look back period”, but I need care now, so I can’t get benefits.” This is both true and false. The government will look at any transfers…Read More

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