Health Care Surrogate Act – Illinois

Health Care Surrogate Act is designed to allow for the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment, without intervention of a court, for patients who lack decisionmaking capacity, yet do not have any form of living will or a Power of Attorney for Health Care.  In enacting the Health Care Surrogate Act, the Illinois legislature recognized that all persons . . . → Read More: Health Care Surrogate Act – Illinois

Nursing Home Care – Medicaid Eligibility Guidelines

Nursing Home Care – Medicaid Eligibility Guidelines:  Important to know because long term nursing home care is expensive, and not covered by most traditional health insurance, unless the policy is written specifically for long term care.  Individuals of moderate wealth and lower incomes need to be familiar with eligibility requirements for Medicaid, which, if qualified, will . . . → Read More: Nursing Home Care – Medicaid Eligibility Guidelines