Everything You Need to Know About Advance Healthcare Directives
An Advance Healthcare Directive (AHCD) is an important legal document that will allow you to make choices for your future wellbeing, health care, and end-of-life care; as well as appoint a trusted person as your agent. Your chosen agent has the legal authority to make decisions for you and communicate with healthcare professionals if you are unable to. Without this very important legal document in place, no one, not even your spouse, has the legal authority to make decisions for you.
3 Things You Need to Know About Medicare and In-Home Care
While it has benefited millions of people, using Medicare can be overwhelming. For many, it may even be difficult to figure out if you qualify for Medicare in-home care and know what is and isn’t covered.
New Law to Expand Chronic Care Benefits through Medicare
In a rare instance of bipartisan cooperation, Congress recently passed a law that will expand benefits to individuals enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans who have chronic illnesses.
I’ve Been Named As Someone’s Health Care Agent…Now What?
"My 80-year-old mom, who is in relatively good health, just filled out an Advance Healthcare Directive at her doctor’s office and named me as her agent. Now what do I do?"
Advice on Medicare and Medicaid from a Wills and Trusts Lawyer in Sacramento
As an estate planning and elder care lawyer in Sacramento, I’m often asked what is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid and how can you best prepare for long-term care.