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For our clients who are interested in home care or ALF care, and are on a waitlist – or those who are in need of assistance paying for medical bills and prescriptions.
QMB and MEDS-AD are programs that (a) have different income/asset requirements than the programs described above; (b) have no waitlist; and (c) will pay for Medicare premiums, co-pays, deductibles, etc. We often apply for QMB in conjunction with long-term care waiver benefits, so our clients can receive some financial assistance while waiting for homecare or ALF benefits to begin.
This summary is just a brief overview of what we will discuss during our consultation. The bulk of the consultation will discuss legal and ethical methods of qualifying you or your loved one for one or more of these Medicaid long-term care programs in a way that does not trigger the fiveyear lookback period so you can obtain the services needed with as little delay as possible.
We look forward to meeting you and achieving your Medicaid-planning, Incapacity planning and Estate planning goals.
Florida Medicaid provides some incredibly valuable long-term care benefits for those who qualify. For those who do not qualify right now…. That’s where Elder Needs Law, PLLC shines!
After our planning strategies have been implemented, the Florida ICP or Medicaid Waiver program will pay for significant in-home-health aide costs, a portion of an ALF bill, and nearly all nursing home costs. However, many people attempt to apply for Medicaid’s ICP or home and community-based waiver program on their own.
Following are some of the most common mistakes I see being made.