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Medicaid Planning Traps: Bad Timing

Medicaid Planning Traps: Bad Timing Timing is everything. If you are applying for Medicaid in the state of NJ, especially if you are seeking help with assisted living, there is a “coverage gap” where applications are not retroactive. What this means is that if you apply too late, any and all expenses you accrue while waiting […]

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Does Medicaid Cover In-Home Care in New Jersey? - Mercer Elder Law Monroe NJ

Does Medicaid Cover In-Home Care in New Jersey?

​Does Medicaid Cover In-Home Care in New Jersey?​​The answer here, unlike in my previous article about assisted living care, is not a straightforward “yes.” There are a number of programs (called “waivers” in technical Medicaid-speak) that cover some version of in-home care for people who need nursing home level of care (again, help with those […]

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