Yes, MassHealth Will Pay for Home Care

One of the most satisfying aspects of being an elder law attorney is helping elders reside in their own homes for as long as possible.  In the coming months, I’ll be using my newsletter and blog to explain a range of options available to pay for home care.  Let’s begin with one...

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Will Stimulus Payments Disrupt My Public Benefits?

Will Stimulus Payments Disrupt My Public Benefits? If you are on public benefits and receiving a stimulus payment, then you are probably concerned about how the payment will affect your public benefits (ex. MassHealth or SSI).  In short, it will not. Stimulus payments are not considered “income.”   They are also not considered “assets” UNLESS you are...
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Useful Info During COVID (v. 5)

Hello Friends! I hope you have been enjoying / avoiding / surviving this heat, depending on your predisposition to such weather.  We live in a proper New England house with not enough storage and no A/C (just window units), so I have definitely been missing the luxurious central air conditioning in my office lately!  But...
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Useful Info During COVID v.4

Dear Friends, This is our fourth newsletter during these interesting COVID times.  It's funny - my writing bug tends to come in waves and then go away for a while.  Apparently it's been sticking around lately.  I'm sure you can relate when it comes to your writing, art, or hobbies.  This week I want to...
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Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare

There are so many articles coming out right now trying to summarize RyanCare.  I've gone straight to my favorite source for all things medical financing - the Kaiser Foundation.  Their reports are well researched, and not slanted one way or the other.  Just the facts. Here's their summary of RyanCare.  Obviously, being from a...
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