He may be able to qualify for the Medicaid Medically Needy Program. Depending on his monthly Income he would have a share of cost. The local legal aid office is, Florida Rural Legal Services - Fort Myers Office Phone(239) 334-4554 Toll Free1-800-476-8937 Website http://www.frls.org
I am concerned about your question. The first part of your question sounds like you are asking about a non us citizen who you might sponsor. If this is the case seek legal advice, medicaid may not cover the expense of hospital or nursing home. You may wish to review the Congressional Research Service, Noncitizen Eligibility and Verification Issues in the Health Care Reform Legislation By Ruth Ellen Wasem Specialist in Immigration Policy November 2, 2009 Appendix B. Deeming and...
An experienced Elder Law Attorney may be able to help determine situational capacity to sign a Power of Attorney. In many states it is the lawyers ethical responsibility to determine capacity to sign a legal document. Does she know who you are? Does she understand the she needs help paying bills? Does she understand that the power of attorney will allow you to take care of her business? Will she recall the conversation the next day? If not would she be consistent in her decision making?
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