Posts Categorized: Medicare and Medicaid

ADVANCED DIRECTIVES These Simple Forms Could Change the Way You Live & Die

Why you MUST have a Living Will and Power of Attorney

THESE SIMPLE FORMS COULD CHANGE THE WAY YOU LIVE AND DIE Kim Chernecky Most of us never think about becoming permanently disabled or dying. Life passes quickly. We’re all so busy with work, kids, spouses, chores, caregiving, and more. Who has time to think about that? When we’re reminded about such unpleasantness, we tend to… Read more »

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid

By Kim Chernecky Most people confuse Medicare and Medicaid. When most American citizens retire, we are entitled to social security benefits (assuming we have paid into the SSI system) as well as Medicare for our medical coverage. For example, teachers do not pay into the Medicare system. Instead they have a private insurance program that… Read more »