Nov 9, 2018

Get The Benefits You Deserve As A Veteran

Veteran’s Day is about acknowledging, honoring, and sharing appreciation for the honorable. Those who spent time fighting to uphold fairness and freedom…

Nov 1, 2018

For First Time, Median Cost of Private Nursing Home Room Hits Six Figures in Annual Survey

The median cost of a private nursing home room in the United States increased to $100,375 a year in 2018, up 3…

Nov 1, 2018

2019 Will Bring Social Security Beneficiaries the Biggest Increase in Eight Years

The Social Security Administration has announced a 2.8 percent increase in benefits in 2019, the largest increase since 2012. The change will…

Sep 28, 2018

Warning of Unlicensed Practice of Law in Medicaid Planning

Many people who are not licensed attorneys promote themselves as “Medicaid Planners.” A number of states have determined that non-lawyers who apply…

Sep 28, 2018

VA Benefits – Important Update

Erica Berger-Hausthor, ESQ. Attorney at the Family First Firm Are you a Veteran or the Widow of a Veteran? Do you have…

Sep 7, 2018

Policyholder Has Claim Against Long-Term Care Insurer That Did Not Notify of Pending Lapse

A U.S. district court rules that the purchaser of a long-term care insurance policy may proceed in a breach of contract case…

Sep 7, 2018

State Is Not Required to Divert Medicaid Beneficiary’s Income to Pay Guardianship Fees

Reversing a lower court order, a Washington appeals court rules that the court cannot force the state to pay a Medicaid beneficiary’s…

Aug 6, 2018

When Can an Adult Child Be Liable for a Parent’s Nursing Home Bill?

Although a nursing home cannot require a child to be personally liable for their parent’s nursing home bill, there are circumstances in which…