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Coronavirus and Nursing Home Residents in Ohio

On March 11, 2020, the President addressed the nation and declared a national emergency due to the threat of the coronavirus. He stated various precautionary measures that were to be Read More

Protecting Your Estate from Nursing Home Costs:

Medicaid eligibility for nursing home costs, Trusts, risks of gifting to children and understanding Medicaid’s gift transfer rule. Presentation by Michael J. Millonig, Attorney At Law, Certified as an Elder Read More

Cryonics and Nature

I just saw an interesting episode of the BBC America show, Weird Wonders. Part of the show was about how the arctic ground squirrel managed to survive during the winter Read More

The Trump Administration Allows States to Choose Medicaid Block Grants

The Trump administration has unveiled a plan to allow states the option to cap Medicaid spending using block grants. While this change does not directly affect nursing home residents on Read More

How Secure Is Social Security?

For years people have been worried about Social Security’s future, but what is the actual outlook? According to the  federal government, unless Congress acts to intervene, Social Security shortfalls are expected Read More

Feds Release 2020 Guidelines Used to Protect the Spouses of Medicaid Applicants

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2020 federal guidelines for how much money the spouses of institutionalized Medicaid recipients may keep, as well as related Read More

Nursing Home Mandatory Binding Arbitration Provisions

Upon admission to a nursing facility, the resident will be required to sign a residency agreement. This agreement will specify all the terms and conditions of the residency concerning fees, Read More

Ohio Medicaid 2020 Miller Trust inflation adjustment

The Ohio Medicaid annual inflation adjustment for income eligibility was just published by the Ohio Department of Medicaid. An applicant with income over the income standard is ineligible for Medicaid Read More

Tips on Creating an Estate Plan that Benefits a Child with Special Needs

Parents want their children to be taken care of after they die. But children with disabilities have increased financial and care needs, so ensuring their long-term welfare can be tricky. Read More

How to Get Good Hospice Care: Hard-Won Advice from the Pennsylvania Nurse Prosecuted for Aiding Her Father’s Death

In February 2013, Barbara Mancini was arrested in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, and charged with aiding the attempted suicide of her dying 93-year-old father, Joseph Yourshaw. Ms. Mancini, a registered nurse in Read More

Heir hunters and their contracts under Ohio law

There are firms known as heir hunters or heir search firms who search probate court records for estates of persons who pass away without a will and whose potential heirs Read More

Home Care Costs Rise Sharply in Annual Long-Term Care Cost Survey

When it comes to long-term care costs, the charges for home care are now rising faster than those for nursing home care, according to Genworth's 2019 Cost of Care survey. Read More

Three Great Estate Planning seminars are presented by Michael Millonig this October.

Estate Planning For Funerals and Burial : a consumer oriented seminar by Michael J. Millonig, Attorney At Law, Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Specialist, Read More

Will My Advance Directive Work in Another State?

Making sure your end-of-life wishes are followed no matter where you happen to be is important. If you move to a different state or split your time between one or Read More

How to Plan Your Funeral

Thinking about your funeral may not be fun, but planning ahead can be exceedingly helpful for your family. It both lets  them know your wishes and assists them during a stressful Read More

Annual Mental Examination

An annual physical with a doctor is something most of us do. Especially as we get older or if we have a medical problem it is important to monitor our Read More

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