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What You Need to Know for 2018: Medicare and Medicaid Connecticut Figures

Date - 10th Jan, 2018   |   Time - 5:45   |   Author - Senior-Planning

Medicare and Medicaid recipients will notice some changes to their benefits in 2018. People becoming eligible for Medicare this year should be aware of the costs associated with each service. Medicaid costs vary by state. Here are some of the significant 2018 Medicare figures and Medicaid information for Connecticut.   Medicare Part A Costs In […]

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What You Need to Know for 2018: Medicare and Medicaid New Jersey Figures

Date - 10th Jan, 2018   |   Time - 5:34   |   Author - Senior-Planning

Medicare and Medicaid recipients will notice some changes to their benefits in 2018. People becoming eligible for Medicare this year should be aware of the costs associated with each service. Medicaid costs vary by state. Here are some of the significant 2018 Medicare figures and Medicaid information for New Jersey. Medicare Part A Costs In […]

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Michael Steinberg Speaks with the Huffington Post about the Medicaid Application Process

Date - 1st Jan, 2018   |   Time - 2:26   |   Author - Senior-Planning

Our own Michael Steinberg was featured in a Huffington Post article earlier this month. He offers information and advice on the two eligibility categories related to Medicaid applications: clinical eligibility and financial eligibility. Clinical Eligibility Individuals over 21 can be deemed eligible for Medicaid services related to skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and long-term care. Clinical or […]

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Allow Senior Planning Services to Take on the Medicaid Application Process from Start to Finish

Date - 26th Oct, 2017   |   Time - 3:17   |   Author - Senior-Planning

The Medicaid eligibility application process can be very stressful for applicants and their families. Allow Senior Planning to take on the comprehensive Medicaid eligibility process for you or your loved one. Thousands of Medicaid applicants and their families have relied on the expertise of Senior Planning Services. We’re here to help. Learn more at: www.senior-planning.com. […]

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Important News Regarding Client Stock Resources

Date - 25th Sep, 2017   |   Time - 6:05   |   Author - Senior-Planning

MetLife Spins Off Brighthouse Financial MetLife completed a spin-off of Brighthouse Financial, their US retail life insurance and annuity business.This important news must be considered for Medicaid spend down calculations for anyone applying for Medicaid benefits. You probably know that stocks are counted as a resource. Stock spin offs may increase the number of stocks […]

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Health Care Benefits in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Date - 20th Jul, 2017   |   Time - 5:55   |   Author - Senior-Planning

  The Ins and Outs of Coverage Provided for the Resident Is the time approaching when you or a loved will need to enter a nursing facility? How will you pay for it? The options are confusing and can be overwhelming. You are not alone. Thousands of people enter nursing care facilities every month with […]

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News: NJ PNA increases from $35 to $50

Date - 18th Jul, 2017   |   Time - 9:32   |   Author - Senior-Planning

The NJ SFY 2018 Budget mandated an increase to Medicaid nursing facility resident Personal Need Allowance (PNA) to $50 per month, as of July 1, 2017.  Residents whose PNA accounts are funded through their own incomes will have their monthly cost share/patient pay liability reduced by $15 to allow for the increase of PNA to […]

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Senior Planning Services Partners with Ocrolus

Date - 2nd Jun, 2017   |   Time - 7:08   |   Author - Senior-Planning

Wall Street, NY — Ocrolus, the emerging leader in bank statement review automation, today announced its partnership with Senior Planning Services, a nationally recognized Medicaid application processor.  The partnership will enable Senior Planning Services (SPS) to more efficiently conduct bank statement reviews for large nursing home chain clients and others. Medicaid-Genius, a software product powered […]

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Register For #HealthcareSummit17!

Date - 15th May, 2017   |   Time - 7:36   |   Author - Senior-Planning

What You Need To Know This year’s Healthcare Summit is bigger than ever. It’s on June 19 – 20 at The Coaches Club at MetLife Stadium. We had a Q&A with Ovadyah Stavsky, Director of Marketing at SPS and LTC, to find out what you need to know to get the most out of the […]

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Continuity of Care for Seniors
Plan a Smooth Transition from Hospital to Nursing Home

Date - 27th Apr, 2017   |   Time - 7:12   |   Author - Senior-Planning

Pre-planning for a patient or family member’s move from a hospital into a skilled nursing facility (nursing home) will make the transition easier for everyone involved. Helping the patient with worrisome financial arrangements will ease the family’s mind and placate the patient. You may need to learn or get assistance with Medicare guidelines. For example, […]

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