Have you been denied for Medicaid benefits? Receiving that notice is not a good feeling, to be sure. You were probably counting on those benefits to help you make ends meet in the years ahead, and now everything feels like it is up in the air. Before you give up hope for the future you had envisioned, contact an attorney with experience dealing with Medicaid benefits for help.
It’s Not Over
Even if you have been denied already, you have the right to file an appeal in your case. Given the difference that Medicaid benefits can make in your financial life, it is certainly worth working hard to pursue every available avenue. When working with a lawyer, filing an appeal will not be as hard as you might think, and it might be possible to turn that denial into an approval. There is no guarantee that will be the case, of course, but you will never know unless you take this next step.
Getting It Right
The reason it’s so important to work with an attorney on your appeal when pursuing Medicaid benefits is to figure out where your first application went wrong. Why were you denied? Was this an appropriate denial based on the rules, or did you make a mistake that improperly presented your case? An attorney with experience in this field will be able to help you sort through the process and determine the best course of action moving forward.
Be Patient
It’s easy to feel like giving up in the face of adversity, especially with something as important as Medicaid. Giving up isn’t going to get you anywhere, however, so it’s better to take a deep breath, be patient, and stick with it. If you do wind up receiving benefits in the end, your patience will be greatly rewarded.
Give Us a Call
Mortellaro Law is a Tampa law firm specializing in Medicaid, elder law, VA benefits, and more. If you would like to speak with us regarding the specifics of your situation, please reach out for a free consultation. Our team would be proud to serve you!