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Posted on May 18, 2021
If you have money remaining from your stimulus checks and are running out of things to buy before your 12-month window to spend it closes, Attorney Aric Burch shares a unique solution for you to save that money in his latest post.
Posted on February 24, 2021
Hiring relatives to provide care for you can have unintended consequences when it comes to dealing with Medicaid. Elder Law Attorney Aric Burch explores three steps you can follow to safely hire relatives without hurting your Medicaid eligibility in his latest Medicaid Minute post.
Posted on January 14, 2021
In this month’s Medicaid Minute, Elder Law Attorney Jessica Merkel answers the question of what to do if you or a loved one received a notice from Medicaid stating your monthly cost of care may rise in February. She covered this topic in a previous Medicaid Minute from November 12, going back to April of […]
Posted on December 22, 2020
In this month’s Medicaid Minute, Elder Law Attorney Aric Burch explores Medicaid and holiday gift giving. Our Elder Law Team works with clients who have questions about divestment exceptions or how their gift may be viewed by the IRS or Medicaid.
Posted on November 12, 2020
Wisconsin’s Medicaid rules have been temporarily adjusted amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. In her video, Elder Law Attorney Jessica Merkel explains a few scenarios where Medicaid recipients will not lose their Medicaid benefits despite that under normal circumstances they would have.
Posted on September 16, 2020
My name is Attorney Jessica Merkel and this is Ruder Ware’s Medicaid Minute. This week, we’re here to talk about joint accounts in relation to Wisconsin’s Medicaid rules. A client was telling me about how she’s been a joint owner on her mom’s bank accounts for about the past eight years. Her mom was recently […]
Posted on August 31, 2020
My name is Attorney Jessica Merkel and this is Ruder Ware’s Medicaid Minute. This week we’re talking about Wisconsin Medicaid rules related to vehicles. My client’s father was going to be going into the nursing home and wanted to apply for Medicaid. They’d heard that there were things called exempt and non-exempt assets and they […]
Posted on August 18, 2020
My name is attorney Jessica Merkel and this is Ruder Ware’s Medicaid Minute. This week, we’re here to talk about paying relatives for their services in relation to Wisconsin’s Medicaid rules. For instance, some of my clients will ask me if they can pay their daughter for providing care to them. Others will ask about […]