Medical Assistance – 2020 update

Medical Assistance, known nationally as “Medicaid” is a federal and state program that provides healthcare coverage for certain individuals, including the elderly and disabled. Federal law provides the broad outline for coverage but states interpret and adjust access to coverage. In Pennsylvania, the program is administered by the Department of Human Services (“DHS”) whose responsibility […]

Power of Attorney – Essential for Elder Law Survival – Part 1

With so many television shows devoted to survival and doomsday preparation, I thought it appropriate to discuss what families should do to prepare for a long term care event.   Given that three out of four people will either receive nursing home level care at home or in a facility, what is the most important legal […]