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How Do I Keep Assets from the Nursing Home?

Nursing homes are expensive with an average cost in the United States of $7,698 per month (2020 average). Most people cannot afford this expense, but they are in desperate need of the services provided by nursing homes (long-term care facilities).

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What Should I Know about Medicare Plans?

For people age 65 or older in that situation, Medicare is generally the solution. While some in that age group might already have signed up at age 65 when first eligible for coverage, others may have delayed fully enrolling, due to qualifying for health insurance elsewhere — i.e., through their job (or their spouse’s).

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Should Medicare Continue Telehealth Access?

President Trump’s top Medicare official said Tuesday that expanded access to telemedicine should continue after the coronavirus pandemic recedes and that officials are examining ways to act without waiting for legislation from Congress.

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Is Long-Term Care Insurance a Good Idea?

The value of long-term care insurance (LTCI) is an ongoing conundrum. There’s no doubt we’re living longer. According to LongTermCare.gov, a site provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, at least 70 percent of people 65 and older will need long-term care services and support at some time in their lives.

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What Do I Need to Know about Medicare in 2020?

Certain costs are adjusted yearly by the government and can affect premiums, deductibles and other cost-sharing aspects of Medicare. Even though each change doesn’t necessarily involve huge dollar amounts, they can add up and should be factored into your monthly health-care spending.

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