One thing an elder law attorney can help you with is the creation of a Medicaid plan. Many people do not realize they need a Medicaid plan because they think Medicare will cover all of the services that they require. This is not the case! Medicare provides no coverage for nursing home care or long-term care at home (if you need help with the routine activities of daily life). Medicare will pay only for skilled nursing care, while most people require custodial care. Custodial care is covered by Medicaid, but Medicaid means-tested. To access the benefits of Medicaid, you must impoverish yourself or create a Medicaid plan with a qualified attorney. Learn more here about why Medicaid is not just for the poor, and reach out to Clarity Legal Group® to find out how our elder law attorneys can help you get Medicaid coverage when you need it.