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Gifts to Grandchildren: What Do UGMA and UTMA Have to Do With Grandma?

What Are Ugma & Utma Accounts? The Uniform Gifts to Minors Act (UGMA) and the Uniform Transfers...

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Medicaid’s Coverage of Nursing Home Care

For better and for worse, Medicaid is the primary method of paying for nursing home care in the Unit...

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Medicaid Recipients Have a Little More Time to Spend Down Their Stimulus Money

The one-year deadline for nursing home residents on Medicaid to spend down their first round of stim...

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Dual Eligibility: How Qualifying for Both Medicare and Medicaid Can Help With Costs

Qualifying for Medicare hardly means free health care -- there are still premiums and deductibles. H...

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Medicaid’s Home Care Waivers Can Help You Avoid a Nursing Home, But the Line May Be Long

Medicaid long-term care benefits traditionally pay mainly for nursing home care, but the federal gov...

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Medicaid’s Attempt to Ensure the Healthy Spouse Is Not Impoverished: The CSRA

Medicaid law provides special protections for the spouses of Medicaid applicants to make sure the sp...

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What Happens to a Medicaid Recipient If the Community Spouse Dies First?

When one spouse is in a nursing home and applying for Medicaid, planning has to take into account th...

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The Film ‘I Care a Lot’ Highlights Vulnerabilities in the Guardianship System

Netflix’s popular new movie, I Care a Lot, may be far-fetched in a lot of ways. However, it does ...

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Britney Spears Case Puts Renewed Focus on Guardianships and Less Restrictive Alternatives

Britney Spears’s legal fight to wrest back control over her personal and financial affairs has flo...

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