September 2019 Newsletter
Kaeble Law LLC
14142 Denver West Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80401
With Labor Day over and Fall right around the corner, you no doubt are back in the swing of work and family obligations. The 2019 year is quickly winding to a close; however, it is never too late to get your estate plan in order. If you have been thinking about making changes to your estate plan, please call our office at 303.877.8921, and we would be happy to schedule an appointment for you to discuss your estate plan in more detail.
Following are several articles that I found of interest; I hope you do as well. Please feel free to share an article or two or the entire newsletter with family and friends.
Medicaid's Asset Transfer Rules
In order to be eligible for Medicaid, you cannot have transferred assets recently. Congress does not want you to move into a nursing home on Monday, give all your money to your children (or whomever) on Tuesday, and qualify for Medicaid on Wednesday.
New Rule May Make It Harder for Medicare Beneficiaries to Receive Home Care
It may become harder for Medicare beneficiaries to find home health care due to a new rule. Although the rule changes the way home health care providers are reimbursed, it could affect patient care as well.
Will My Advance Directive Work in Another State?
If you move to a different state or split your time between one or more states, you should make sure your advance directive is valid in all the states you frequent.
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren May Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit
Raising a grandchild can be tough financially, but grandparents in this situation should be aware that there is a tax credit available that could help them.
Five Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Trustee for Your Special Needs Trust
The choice of trustee is one of the most important decisions you’ll make regarding your special needs trust. Here are five questions to keep in mind when considering who will serve in this crucial role.
When Should You Consider Changing Your Special Needs Plan’s Key Players?
A good special needs plan involves many key players, including a guardian, a health care proxy, an executor, a trustee and possibly a trust protector. It’s a good idea to review these selections on a regular basis, because change is inevitable.
Possible Change to How the Government Measures Inflation Raises Concerns for Those with Disabilities
The government is considering changing its inflation calculation in a way that could mean millions of children, seniors and people with disabilities losing access to vital programs, and less money for those who still qualify.
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