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January 1, 2022

Benefit Results is proud to be a resource for families seeking information on benefits to help their loved ones during difficult times in life.  Here are some videos from this past year that provide information on benefits and some commonly …

Preparation for Medical Assessment

December 1, 2021

The medical eligibility for long term Medicaid is a part of the application process that is worth paying close attention to.  Gathering documentation prior to the assessment related to the medical diagnosis, such as dementia, and proof of hands-on care

Medicaid Share of Cost

October 4, 2021

Share of Cost (SOC) or Patient Liability (PL) is the amount a Medicaid recipient must pay towards the cost of his / her nursing home care.   In Arizona, this amount is called something different when the member lives in an

Go To Folder

April 27, 2021

Planning ahead for the unexpected is so important.   Organizing and finding the necessary documents in case something happens to you goes a long way towards helping those who are helping you.

One way to do that is to pull the …

Life Care Planning

April 24, 2021

Making sure your wishes are followed is something we all feel strongly about.   Talking with your loved ones about your wishes is important but taking the time to complete your Advance Directives is an imperative step to ensuring your wishes …

Income Only Trusts

March 25, 2021

Have you ever wondered why an Income Only Trust (aka Qualified Income Trust) is needed in some states and not others?

When qualifying for Long Term Care Medicaid, an applicant’s income must not be above the federally determined level. Many …

Income Verification Challenges-OPM

February 19, 2021

The United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government that manages the US civilian service retirement benefits.

It is important to note that Federal employees did not pay Social Security taxes

Applying for Veteran’s Benefits during the Pandemic

November 23, 2020

This month the Department of Veteran Service, put out a communique commenting on the closure of the National Personnel Record Center (NPRC) since March due to COVID -19. The letter confirms that the NPRC has shut down most of their

Blue Water VA Veterans Update

October 15, 2020

Veterans who served on open sea ships off the shore of Vietnam during the Vietnam War are referred to as “Blue Water Navy Veterans.”    The Blue Water Navy (BWN) Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 (PL 116-23) extended the presumption of