If You Apply for Adult Medicaid Long Term Care Services, the County Board of Social Services Must Inform You of Its Application Requirements

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon, Niemann & Wright, a Freehold Township, Monmouth County NJ Medicaid Application Attorney New Jersey’s Medicaid Communication guide book requires that during the initial face-to-face meeting between a County Welfare Agency representative and a Medicaid applicant, the agency representative must provide the applicant or his/her representative with a “checklist/missing information […]

How to File a Medicaid Application in New Jersey

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold Township, Monmouth County New Jersey Medicaid Application Attorney The process of properly completing a Medicaid application and providing all necessary information and documentation to your county Medicaid agency is extremely labor intensive. The process is deceptive, in that it often may appear to be […]

Understanding the Differences in the Many New Jersey Medicaid Programs

By Fredrick Niemann, Esq. a NJ Medicaid Eligibility Attorney As an elder law attorney, I regularly work in the State Medicaid programs that provide long term care benefits.  I categorize these programs primarily as institutional Medicaid and community waiver Medicaid under the MLTSS Program (Managed Long Term Support Services). Institutional Medicaid covers long term care in […]

How Can An Annuity Protect Your Assets From New Jersey Medicaid Laws?

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Medicaid Attorney Annuities are really confusing.  But in today’s medical world, you may hear that annuities can be “Medicaid friendly.” What exactly is a “Medicaid friendly annuity”?  Simply stated, they are funds converted into an annuity that Medicaid treats as an exempt resource and only as income […]

Federal Medicaid Law Prevents a Nursing Home from Billing You Directly

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, Monmouth County, NJ Elder Law & Medicaid Attorney I read an interesting case, which frankly brought up an issue I had not contemplated which is; must a medical service provider (i.e., a doctor, hospital x-Ray technician) bill a Medicare/Medicaid patient directly for services […]