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Partial Cure Issues In Practice: Clarifying the Confusion that Ails You

POSTED ON - June 12, 2019

Written By Scott Engstrom J.D.

This blog tackles the issue of partial cures. More specifically, this blog addresses confusion about how a partial cure plan operates, when a partial cure plan may be used, and situations that do not constitute […]
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Breaking Down Other VA Rule Changes: Residential Lot Size, Income Exclusions and Medical Expenses

POSTED ON - September 26, 2018

Written By Krause Financial Services

With the number of comments and changes made in the published VA regulations, we are breaking down a few more of those changes. In this post, we will specifically be covering changes and specifics in […]

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Major Changes to VA Crisis Planning

POSTED ON - September 19, 2018

Written By Krause Financial Services

The VA has made changes to their non-service connected pension benefit eligibility rules, which will take effect October 18, 2018. The focus for this post will be changes made to net worth limit, transfers to […]

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Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trusts

POSTED ON - August 30, 2018

Written By Krause Financial Services

Which kind of trust should your client be putting their assets into? If they plan to apply for Medicaid in the future, this question is extremely important. One trust, the revocable trust, will allow your […]

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Veterans’ Care Suffers in VA Nursing Homes

POSTED ON - August 16, 2018

Written By Krause Financial Services

USA Today:  Secret VA Nursing Home Ratings Hide Poor Quality Care from the Public   The Department of Veterans Affairs has been tracking statistics on their nursing homes for years without releasing those statistics to […]

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2018 SSI and Spousal Impoverishment Standards Update July 1

POSTED ON - June 7, 2018

Written By Krause Financial Services

2018 SSI and Spousal Impoverishment Standards Update July 1 The Center for Medicaid & Chip Services (CMCS) has released the updated Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Spousal Impoverishment Standards effective July 1, 2018.  Beginning in […]

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What to do When your Client Receives a Medicaid Denial

POSTED ON - May 18, 2018

Written By Krause Financial Services

What to do When your Client Receives a Medicaid Denial Even the best plan for Medicaid eligibility can result in a denial of benefits. More often than not, the denial is the result of a […]

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Dale Krause, J.D., LL.M., Receives Outstanding Performance Award from Nationwide Life Insurance Company

POSTED ON - April 30, 2018

Written By Krause Financial Services

Krause Financial Services President Dale Krause, J.D., LL.M., Receives Outstanding Performance Award from Nationwide Life Insurance Company Krause Financial Services President and CEO, Dale M. Krause, J.D., LL.M., was recently recognized for his outstanding performance […]

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Purchasing a Medicaid Compliant Annuity: Pre Snapshot Date vs. Post Snapshot Date

POSTED ON - April 2, 2018

Written By Krause Financial Services

Purchasing a Medicaid Compliant Annuity: Pre Snapshot Date vs. Post Snapshot Date When purchasing a Medicaid Compliant Annuity in a traditional spousal situation, two important figures come into play for considering the Community Spouse Resource […]

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