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Feb

Only 50% of a Joint Bank Account Will Be Considered for Medi-Cal Eligibility, Right? Wrong!

There are so many myths surrounding Medi-Cal eligibility! One of the most common myths is the belief that only 50% of the funds in a jointly-owned bank account will be considered as an asset for the purposes of calculating Medi-Cal eligibility.

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24
Jan

Medi-Cal Changes the Rules Making It a Bit Easier to Keep Your Assets

There have been changes to Medi-Cal rules before, but they were rarely on the side of the person who needed assistance.

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14
Apr

Sacramento Elder Law Lawyer Says, “Medi-Cal Planning Can Save Inheritances”

When we meet with seniors, one of their top concerns is protecting their inheritance for their family should they ever require nursing home care.

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03
Jan

What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medi-Cal?

There is a very large difference between Medicare and Medi-Cal (Medicaid) and people confuse the two all the time. Which program is which and what do they cover?

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27
Oct

Sacramento Wills Lawyer Reveals How The Right Kind of Trust Can Help Your Parents Qualify for Medi-Cal

I am all too familiar with the following scenario–mom or dad can no longer take care of themselves and the family needs to bring in some form of additional care. Perhaps that’s care from a nursing home, or some help around the house a few days a week, but regardless of services, the family will often require some form of assistance to afford the costs.

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