Cost Of Home Health Care In Colorado More Stable Than Nursing Home Or Assisted Living Costs

Genworth’s 9th annual Cost of Care Survey found that long term care costs in Colorado are much more stable for home health care than for assisted living or nursing home care.  Most people say that they would much rather receive long term care in their own homes as opposed to moving into a nursing home [...]

Asset Testing For Senior Medicaid Eligibility

We wrote an article today on our health insurance site about how some Colorado lawmakers are pushing for the return of asset testing in determining eligibility for the state’s Medicaid program.  The federal government – via the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act – has been encouraging states to expand access to public health insurance [...]

Long Term Care Partnership Programs

If you’re researching long term care insurance, you’re probably aware that the 2005 Deficit Reduction Act (DRA) extended the “look back” period for Medicaid eligibility from three years to five years – ie, assets transferred to someone else anytime in the five years prior to applying for Medicaid will be taken into consideration when determining [...]