Can Medicare cover long term care expenses? The answer is a qualified “yes.” Generally speaking, Medicare Part A covers certain services provided in a skilled nursing facility under certain conditions for a limited timeframe.
Estate planning specialists often face clients with following the question: “How can I avoid probate?” But should you? Probate does have certain disadvantages; however, the formalities of the probate process can be advantageous.
I have often encountered a situation where I had to order my client’s or a child’s health care records. Depending on an institution, fees for certification and retrieval of these records could amount to hundreds of dollars. And that is only one source.
If you have questions about the probate process, or have been named as a personal representative and are searching for answers on what to do next, it may be time to schedule a confidential consultation with the team at Bender, Larson, Chidley, Koppes & Associates S.C.