A Handbook for Guardians of Nursing Home Residents in Massachusetts: Demystifying Guardianship and Long-Term Care Medicaid

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iUniverse, 2005 - Reference - 272 pages
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The Handbook is a must-read for any guardian of a resident of a nursing home. The Handbook demystifies guardianship laws and procedures and long-term care medicaid laws, rules, applications and appeals.
 

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Contents

Case Studies
1
The Rights of a Nursing Home Resident
4
The Duties of a Guardian
18
How Nursing Home Costs Are Paid
27
Guardianship Law and Procedures
39
Guardianship Petitions and Court Proceedings
49
Medicaid Rules and Procedures
138
The Medicaid Application Process
155
Conclusion
218
Resources
221
Glossary
229
About the Author
253
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John-James Ford was born in Kindersley, Saskatchewan, in 1972. He studied at the Royal Military College in Kingston and at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. He is a Canadian Foreign Service Officer who lives in Ottawa and abroad. His poetry and short fiction have been published in Grey Borders, Papertiger, qwerty, Carousel and Prairie Fire.

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