Medicaid Personal Needs Allowance Increasing

Medicaid Personal Needs Allowance Increasing  Beginning July 1, 2018 the State of Florida is increasing the Medicaid Personal Needs Allowance for Institutional Care from $105.00 per month to $130.00 per month.  This increase will allow individuals who are receiving institutional care Medicaid benefits to keep $130 each month from their income to pay for items…

No More Retroactive Medicaid?

No More Retroactive Medicaid? The State of Florida has ask the Federal government Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to waive retroactive coverage protection for Floridians age 21 and over who are eligible for Medicaid. Currently if a nursing home resident is approved for Medicaid you are allowed to seek coverage not only for…

Special Needs Lawyers Is Hiring!

Special Needs Lawyers Is Hiring! Our office is currently seeking to hire a full-time motivated Legal Assistant/Paralegal. Below is a brief summary of what we are looking for here at Special Needs Lawyers, P.A.: Essential character traits would include: great multi-tasking and organizational skills, a true passion for helping others, and a desire to work…

Attorney Travis Finchum Will Be Presenting at the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program on Friday, May 5th in Orlando, Florida

Attorney Travis Finchum will be speaking at the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program on Friday, May 4th at 12:45pm at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida.  His presentation topic will be regarding the 2018 Updates on Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts.  You will find below Mr. Finchum’s PowerPoint presentation and a couple of…