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The difference between a living will and power of attorney

As your get older, it is important to establish an advance health care directive, or living will, for yourself to prepare for the unexpected. However, before you start filling out forms, you need to understand what a living will entails and how it differs from a health care power of attorney. They are not the same, and it may be best to have both to ensure you receive the medical treatment you desire.

What to do after your Medicaid application is denied

According to ThinkProgress, Medicaid boasts a 92 percent approval rate for insurance applicants. This bodes well for qualified people seeking coverage, but with tens of millions of Americans on the policy, the eight percent who are denied should not be overlooked. If you belong to this group, you are likely frustrated and seeking answers. There are several things you should keep in mind and do following a Medicaid denial. Follow these steps to seek recourse.

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