Medicaid for Long-Term Care

Medicaid, like Medicare, is an entitlement program that provides health insurance. Unlike Medicare, however, Medicaid is a “partnership” between the federal and state governments and requires more than categorical eligibility. It is “means tested.” That is because Medicaid was originally developed as a safety net. The reality is, however, that many Americans who have worked […]

Legacy Law, Part I: Elder law

Rotary Clubs identify members by their profession. My name badge says “Elder Law.” I’ve always been uncomfortable with the term because people either think they know what it means or have no idea what it means. Until the mid-twentieth century or so, the “elder law,” as such, didn’t exist. For one thing, the average life […]