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What You Need to Know About Healthcare Reform
It should come as no surprise that the interests of health insurance providers and the people they insure sometimes conflict. Providers want to minimize costs while plan participants want comprehensive coverage with minimal restrictions or out-of-pocket costs. Federal healthcare reform legislation that ... Read more

Health Insurance Fraud Raises Insurance Costs for Everyone
Fraud involves lying about something or deceiving someone for gain. The gain is usually financial. Health insurance is a complex system that opens the door for many types of fraud. Anyone who defrauds an insurance company is subject to a wide range of penalties, from charges under federal health care ... Read more

You May Have to Pay for Your Parents' Care
It's legally well established that parents have a responsibility to financially support their children. In approximately half of all states, however, the reverse is true as well - adult children have a legal responsibility to support their parents when their parents don't have sufficient income to take ... Read more

Rules to Transfer Assets for Medicaid Look-Back Periods
In addition to providing low-income families and seniors over the age of 65 with health care coverage, Medicaid also pays for long-term nursing home care for elders. If your parent is reaching the age where you think a nursing home might become a possibility, it's important to begin planning years in ... Read more

Information about Long-Term Care and Hospice Care
When you face a chronic illness or disability, long-term care is an important consideration. Services provided as long-term care cover daily living needs such as personal hygiene, meal preparation, and transportation. Hospice care is a consideration when your illness is untreatable and likely to result ... Read more

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Hi, I do divorces in Dallas County. If you would like a free consultation, please let me know. ~Renea

With the bill-of-sale - it would seem to me you are in a good position.  A person is presumed to be competent and it would be up to them to prove he was not, if or when they take the case to Cour ...Read more

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Will family members pay the price for a Medicaid transfer?

Q: Grandmother was paying $14k/month to private homecare agency so I (grandson) moved in to take over her care before she ran out of savings. She has paid me $2,400/month for the same care, and I have ... Read more

Can I turn down the adult protection service ?

Q: A lady from the adult protection service was contacted by my sister and the lady has came out to the home 3 times. She keeps leaving a card on my porch. I am 38 years old. Is there a way for me to ... Read more

Will a GoFundMe account for medical expenses affect SSDI or taxes?

Q: My mother is 59 and has a dual defibrillator in her heart, very lucky she survived the two-day surgery. She worked in real estate over 30 years and due to her heart is now on SSDI. Many of the thin ... Read more

Can I keep nursing home from taking all of my mother’s property?

Q: How does my mother make arrangements to keep a nursing home from taking her property in future? She is in a nursing home at present but will be paying on her own after 1/25/14. I would like to take ... Read more

Can I set up a trust for my mentally handicapped sister?

Q: Can I set up a trust or something similar for my mentally challenged sister? She currently receives state insurance and cannot have more than $2000 in her bank account. Otherwise, she will lose her ... Read more

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