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NCA Service Overview: Third-Party Benefits

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Caring for individuals with special medical needs is costly, often requiring lifelong support, including medical visits, medication, and specialized equipment. In addition, many individuals with complex care needs are unable to sustain employment and reach financial independence.

Fortunately, there is an array of assistance and benefit programs that can help shoulder the financial burden. Our team of experienced nurse consultants at National Care Advisors can navigate these programs using our unique expertise, helping clients gain and preserve access to the benefits they are entitled to. The strategic balance between these benefits, in combination with private funds, can cover medical expenses and enhance quality of life.

Our nurse consultants collaborate with clients, families, financial managers, and trustees to assess the practical value of third-party benefits tailored to the client's medical and care needs. They offer guidance on maintaining eligibility for current and future benefits while advocating to maximize authorized payments for services, supplies, and equipment.

Clients have come to us in varying circumstances, often after they have lost access to crucial benefits due to a misjudgment on the part of The Social Security Administration or another government agency. On many occasions, like our work with the Johnson Family, our case managers effectively provided sound, comprehensive advocacy for these beneficiaries, resulting in their benefits being reinstated in full.

This type of advocacy is especially important in light of the new SSA policies, effective September 30, 2024. As a result of these new policies, many clients who currently have a 1/3rd reduction of their SSI benefits due to financial assistance received for food and shelter from family, community or trust resources will likely be eligible to receive FULL SSI benefits. Based on our professional experience, it is unlikely that the Social Security Administration will proactively contact beneficiaries to raise their SSI so our advocacy becomes even more imperative. Read more about this update and how we can help in our recent blog.

With extensive experience spanning local, state, and federal agencies, as well as private insurance entities, our consultants specialize in securing, preserving, and maximizing benefits. There is often an immediate and significant return on investment as a result of the income and costs that are covered by third party benefits. Our case manager’s expertise encompasses Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Veterans Benefits, Public School System Assistance and much more.

Every client deserves to know what they are entitled to. Contact us to explore and discuss how we can assist you or your client in determining eligibility and maximizing available benefits!