28 08, 2019

New Rule May Make It Harder for Medicare Beneficiaries to Receive Home Care

2019-08-28T11:20:26-04:00August 28th, 2019|

It may become harder for Medicare beneficiaries to find home health care due to a new rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Although the rule changes the way home health care providers are reimbursed, it could [...]

15 08, 2019

Medicaid’s Gift to Children Who Help Parents Postpone Nursing Home Care

2019-08-15T13:46:56-04:00August 15th, 2019|

In most states, transferring your house to your children (or someone else) may lead to a Medicaid penalty period, which would make you ineligible for Medicaid for a period of time. However, there are circumstances in which transferring a house will not [...]

7 08, 2019

New Rule Once Again Allows Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

2019-08-07T12:49:26-04:00August 7th, 2019|

The Trump administration is officially rolling back a ban on the use of arbitration agreements by nursing homes that was initiated under President Obama. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a rule that once again allows nursing [...]

16 07, 2019

Medicare Launches App to Help Beneficiaries Find Out What’s Covered

2019-07-16T12:10:58-04:00July 16th, 2019|

At the doctor's office and want to know if a procedure is covered by Medicare? There is an app for that. Medicare has launched a free app that gives beneficiaries a quick way to see whether the program covers a [...]