Medicaid is a federal program administered by the states that has strict financial requirements. You must meet these specific requirements in order to receive benefits. However, if you qualify, then Medicaid can help you pay for long-term care in Virginia.
We know that long-term care can be very expensive, sometimes exceeding $9,000 per month for nursing home care. Few can afford to pay these costs for any length of time.
The good news is that Alperin Law can help you qualify to receive Medicaid benefits while educating you on a variety of legal strategies that will allow you to protect your hard-earned assets while having some or all of the cost of your long-term care covered by Medicaid.
The Complexity of Medicaid
Accessing Medicaid for your loved one’s long-term care can be very confusing and difficult in the best of circumstances. The United States Supreme Court has called Medicaid “Byzantine” in its complexity, and we certainly agree.
Medicaid in Virginia has many confusing and sometimes contradictory rules, which means that hiring an experienced elder law attorney to assist in the Medicaid application process can mean the difference between gaining immediate access to governmental benefits to help pay for care and going broke in a nursing home.
Protect Your Assets
At Alperin Law, we know all of the rules and the legal ways to set money aside and protect assets for your loved one’s care.
Allowing us to apply for Medicaid for you (or your loved one) will provide you peace of mind knowing that you will get the proper benefits that you deserve, that your assets will be protected, and that you have someone to help you deal with the nursing home as part of the process.
Do You Have A Family Member Or Loved One Who Requires Special Needs Legal Planning?
If you are responsible for a family member or loved one who requires special needs legal planning you should speak with an experienced special needs planning attorney as soon as possible. Contact us online or call our Virginia Beach office directly at 757.490.3500 to schedule your free consultation. We have offices throughout Virginia including Chesapeake, Newport News, Norfolk and Suffolk.