How To Avoid Medicaid Estate Recovery

Benjamin Long Elder Law, Medicaid, Medicare

Call Benjamin Long at (913) 359-8996“If you’re helping an aging parent navigate Medicaid because they don’t have long-term care insurance or you think you’ll need …

Protect Assets From Medicaid Recovery

Benjamin Long Healthcare, Long-term Care Planning, Medicare, Nursing Home

“If you’re helping an aging parent navigate Medicaid because they don’t have long-term care insurance or you think you’ll need it yourself someday, it’s important …

When Social Security Makes the Most Sense

Benjamin Long Benefits, Medicare, Social Security

“When should you sign up for Social Security? It is a good question. Many seniors grapple with that decision, and understandably so, since the age …

Social Security and Medicare and the Impact on Retiree Taxes

Benjamin Long IRA, Medicare, RMDs, Social Security

“Medicare has a series of income limits that trigger increasingly higher payments for retirees. And it’s not just the rich who are affected.” A 70% …

Quirk in Medicare System’s Observation Status

Benjamin Long Elder Law, Estate Planning, Medicare, Nursing Home

“Unfortunately, over a decade, the number of observation stays has increased exponentially and is being used, even when patients have a diagnosis and have been …

This Social Security Pit Could Be Costly and Stressful

Benjamin Long Benefits, Medicare, Social Security

“The Social Security hell morphed into Medicare hell and, will, not doubt, morph into federal income tax hell and then state income tax hell.” A …