Paying for Long Term Care Blog

Booker’s Long Term Care Plan

Booker’s Long Term Care Plan

On Monday, December 23rd presidential candidate Cory Booker unveiled his long-term care plan to help low to middle-income Americans.   Bringing Dignity and Choice to Long-term Care “No one should have to impoverish themselves or quit their job to get the care...

Buttigieg’s Long Term Care Plan

Buttigieg’s Long Term Care Plan

In the fall of 2018, Mayor Buttigieg’s family experienced a financial crisis in paying for their father’s long-term care needs. A pivotal point occurred when the social worker assigned to their case explained their best option was to spend “everything we had until we...

The Top 10 Home Health Care Providers of 2019

The Top 10 Home Health Care Providers of 2019

With the growth in-home health care, at Medi-cal Benefits, we monitor the market to help our customers and their families understand which companies may be best for their individual needs. On Thursday, November 13, LexisNexis released it's 2019 Top 100 Home Health and...

Assisted Living Facility vs. Nursing Home. What is the Difference?

Assisted Living Facility vs. Nursing Home. What is the Difference?

When we assist families in paying for in-home or skilled nursing home care, families ask us about the differences between an assisted living facility and a nursing home. Both a nursing home and an assisted living facility are focused on keeping residents healthy,...

The Cost of At-Home Care is Getting More Expensive

The Cost of At-Home Care is Getting More Expensive

A new survey by Genworth Financial found that that at-home care service is rising faster than most care delivered in a skilled nursing home. In its Cost of Care Survey 2019, Genworth found that the costs associated with homemaker services increased 7% and 4.5% when...