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 […]

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 […]

A Disorganized Paper Trail Often Results in a Denial of NJ Medicaid

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a NJ Applying for Medicaid Attorney In New Jersey, Medicaid applications are getting tougher to get approved these days. The State has created a new application form that requires more detail and information. Many families call us to handle their Medicaid application. Often I advise clients that we have to […]