Elder Law Newsletters
In addition to receiving benefits in hiring and reductions in force, qualifying veterans, known as preference eligibles, receive many other benefits in federal government employment. These benefits include the restriction of some federal jobs to preference eligibles, lifetime eligibility for reinstatement, and the receipt of certain noncompetitive appointments.
Generally speaking, there are three methods of payment for home care services: self-pay, public third-party payors, and private third-party payors. Self-pay is the default payment option for home care. Whenever home care services are not paid by other methods, the patient must pay for the services.
Long-term care insurance can provide valuable monetary help to those needing long-term care, typically the elderly. Whether to buy such insurance is a decision personal to each individual. However, there are many general considerations that should be taken into account when determining whether the purchase of long-term care insurance is wise.
Long-term care insurance can provide peace of mind to those who are concerned about how they will finance long-term care, if needed. It can also provide significant financial assistance to buyers. However, some policy terms can negate many of the benefits of coverage. It is critical that buyers of long-term care insurance understand what these terms are so they can spot them in policies they are considering.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides health care benefits, including hospital care, outpatient care, and nursing home care, to eligible veterans. Generally speaking, services are provided on a priority basis.