Who May Help You with Medicaid and Aid and Attendance?

It sure is difficult to apply for medicaid, especially if we are talking about paying for long term care. But we can definitely make use of medicaid for long term care services. These two articles will be a great help in disseminating information on how to make use of medicaid for long term care and who may help us in doing so: http://www.infolongtermcare.org/make-the-most-out-of-medicaid-for-long-term-care/

Marquardt Law Firm's Blog

Applying for government benefits to pay for long term care is difficult, and often warrants assistance from an outside source.  You may be approached by individuals who claim they can help you qualify for Medicaid to pay for long term nursing home care or to qualify for aid and attendance through the Office of Veteran Affairs.  Federal and State law regulates who may legally help you apply for government benefits.  The only individuals who can legally help you with Medicaid are licensed lawyers and the only individuals who can legally help you with VA benefits are attorneys and agents who are accredited to practice before the VA.

Someone who helps you qualify for Medicaid commits a class A misdemeanor if that person is not a licensed attorney (Tex. Hum. Res. Code § 12.001).  A person commits a criminal offense if he or she represents, aids, or assists an applicant or recipient with…

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