Qualify for Medicaid in Brighton & West Branch
Understanding Medicaid Eligibility in Michigan
A neighbor explains the reasons why he didn't qualify for Medicaid benefits, assuming the same will apply to your situation. The skilled nursing facility admissions personnel assert that your loved one will not be eligible for Medicaid. They may state your family will have to pay out of pocket for medical expenses and long-term care expenses. Even your convictions may keep you from applying for benefits.
An abundance of information is available to families exploring long-term care options for an elderly or disabled loved one. However, not all of the information is correct. There is a lot of conflicting information out there regarding income limits, eligibility requirements, and asset limits for Medicaid programs.
Attorneys Nancy C. Nawrocki and Lisa H. Beatty can help you better understand Medicaid. Our attorneys regularly assist Michigan residents with the process of becoming eligible and applying for benefits.
Contact our office at (810) 893-5277 to arrange a meeting and learn more.
You Don't Have to Feel Bad About Collecting Michigan Medicaid Benefits
Many people feel that Medicaid is only for people of a low income level. Their pride keeps them from pursuing any financial option that includes accepting any government assistance program, including Medicaid coverage. However, Medicaid is your entitlement, as you have paid into the Medicare and Medicaid systems for years.
Now, when your family is in need, it is important to understand the benefits that can provide necessary assistance. These benefits can keep you from losing your home or other hard-earned assets to pay for health care. It is also important to forget everything you think you know or have been told about Medicaid.
Medicaid laws in the state of Michigan are unique from Medicaid laws in other states and the laws are constantly changing. You need to hire a lawyer with sophisticated knowledge and experience who stays abreast of the changes in Michigan Medicaid laws.
It Is NEVER Too Late to Apply for Medicaid
Proactive Medicaid planning is the most effective method of preserving assets while striving to become eligible for benefits. However, there are strategies that can be beneficial for your family's situation, even if your loved one is already receiving care.
Questions About Qualifying for Michigan Medicaid Benefits? Nawrocki Center Attorneys Can Help.
Our Medicaid attorneys in Brighton & West Branch are distinguished by their experience and knowledge in Michigan Medicaid law, elder law and estate planning. Nancy Nawrocki is one of only a few Michigan attorneys to acquire a Master of Laws degree in elder law (LL.M.).
The Nawrocki Center assists clients in applying for Medicaid based upon current Medicaid requirements. Medicaid applications filed without the assistance of a lawyer can get lost or delayed. When you work with us, we will work diligently to ensure that your Medicaid application is processed per established timelines. Additionally, if your case is denied, we have extensive experience and success in Medicaid appeals.