Medicare

Medicaid Planning for Long-Term Care

By |2018-02-09T11:02:20-05:00February 9th, 2018|Estate Planning, Long-Term Care, Medicare, Preparation|

Imagine you worked your entire life to pay off your mortgage and build a retirement fund and then your health failed to the extent that you needed to relocate to a nursing home. Due to lack of other programs and the costs, Medicaid has become the Long-Term Care planning tool for the middle class. Medicare [...]

Medicare Finalizes FY 2018 Payment and Policy Changes for Skilled Nursing Facilities

By |2017-10-27T14:08:39-05:00September 14th, 2017|Change, Healthcare, Medicare, Uncategorized|

 Joshua Buckingham, CPA and Principal at TD&T gives updates on changes in Medicare reimbursements for Skilled Nursing Facilities. On July 31, 2017 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a long-expected final rule explaining Medicare payment rates and quality programs for skilled nursing facilities (SNF) for the upcoming fiscal year, FY 2018. Among [...]

Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage Plans

By |2019-05-14T09:44:33-05:00March 1st, 2017|Healthcare, Insurance, Medicare|

Medicare and Medicare Advantage – what’s the difference?  Joshua Buckingham, CPA and Principal at TD&T provides some clarification in this article. Each year, more people qualify for Medicare and when they do, they find out it’s not as simple as just signing up for Medicare. In addition to basic Medicare, people can choose from [...]