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Who We Are Long Term Care Solutions, LLC is a medicaid filing company assisting families throughoutthe State of Florida to qualify their loved one(s) to receive nursing home and/or assisted living facility Medicaid benefits. We have filed thousands of applications and work closely with you and the facility to provide complete service throughout the application […]

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Medicaid is a joint Federal and State program which provides medical assistance to individuals who are 65 or older, disabled, or blind. Medicaid is the single largest payer of nursing home bills in America. Although Medicaid eligibility rules vary from state to state, Federal minimum standards and guidelines must be observed. Medicaid has several programs […]

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Crisis Planning is defined as planning for those who have an immediate or near immediate need for Medicaid eligibly. This stage is when the person is in the hospital, home or assisted living facility and is in the process of transitioning to the nursing facility. While Medicare part A coverage (daily therapy) in the nursing […]

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The Florida Medicaid Institutional Care Program (ICP) looks at three criteria tests to determine eligibility, which are technical, medical and financial. Technical These criteria include age, citizenship and residency requirements. Medical To obtain nursing home Medicaid benefits a person must be disabled, blind or at least 65 years of age or older. The assessment will […]

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Florida is an income state which means there is an income limit on Medicaid eligibility. Income is calculated by compiling all gross monthly income to determine the exact amount (patient liability) the nursing facility receives. Countable income includes Social Security, IRA distributions, pensions, rental properties, and annuity payments. Even if income exceeds the income limit […]

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To be Medicaid eligible, the applicant is only allowed to have $2,000.00 in countable assets. However, the community spouse is entitled to keep more. All of the married couple’s assets are considered whether they are held jointly or separately. Some assets may be exempt, such as the primary residence which is usually referred to as […]

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When developing a comprehensive plan for asset preservation, don’t forget about the federal government and its ability to challenge transfers and gifts when administering Medicaid benefits. Often, transfers of assets within Medicaid planning are used to protect assets from the extreme high expenses of nursing home care. Nursing home care costs can range between $90,000.00 […]

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In 2001, the Florida legislature created a new program called Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC). There are two different parts that make up the SMMC program. The Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) program. Health care services offered through this program are: The Long – Term Care (LTC) Program. This program covers the room and board for […]

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If you have a loved one being cared for in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) under Medicaid but he or she is better suited for an assisted living facility (ALF) they may be able to transfer to an ALF and qualify for Medicaid benefits without having to be on a waiting list. Unfortunately, the Medicaid […]

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Step 1 Call 727-240-0750 or 1-844-252-1336 to request a phone consultation, office appointment (Tampa, Clearwater, or Sarasota) or meeting at the hospital, nursing facility or residence to discuss the Medicaid filing process specific to your loved one’s situation. Step 2 After you speak with the Medicaid filing specialist you will understand each party’s role in […]