A Texas appeals court has upheld the conviction of an agent under a power of attorney who transferred funds to himself, supposedly to qualify his former grandmother-in-law for Medicaid. In an earlier proceeding, a jury sentenced the agent to 25 years in prison. Natho v....

Veterans who served during wartime (not dishonorably discharged), or the surviving spouse of the wartime veteran, will be getting a slight increase (considered a pension) to be used for care at home, assisted living facilities or in a nursing home from the Department of Veterans...

Texas Insurance Commission Proposes Rules to Regulate “Navigators” who help Apply for Health Care Programs On December 7, the Texas Insurance Commissioner published proposed rules to regulate “navigators” who will help Texas residents to apply for health care affordability including Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance...

2014 Protected Resource Amount Increase - Government Helps Pay Nursing Home Cost Although not officially released, projections for the 2014 Protected Resource Amount (“PRA”) dollar figures can now be estimated in light of the consumer price index update recently made.  These figures are used to determine how much...