Brett Howell, the founder of the Elder and Estate Planning Law Firm, specializes in helping Michigan families protect their estates. Whether you are worried about nursing home expenses that cost approximately $9,000.00 per month, assisted living expenses, having your estate avoid probate court or planning for a special needs child or grandchild, Brett has helped thousands of families obtain peace of mind when faced with such issues. Often this involves qualifying for Medicaid or VA benefits, creating a trust for an estate or a special needs trust for a disabled loved one. If you are dealing with any of these issues, contact our office for a confidential consultation to discuss your concerns with Brett – you will be glad (and relieved) you did.
A beneficiary is generally eligible for inpatient skilled nursing care or rehabilitative services in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) only when the beneficiary has been admitted to the hospital as an inpatient for no fewer than three consecutive days. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has waived the requirement for a three day hospitalization for those people who need to be transferred as a result of the effect of a disaster or emergency. This means that i