Medicaid Planning

Medicaid Policy: What you Need to Know about Hiring Individuals to Provide Care

I find that most people are already aware of the five year look back period that impacts Medicaid benefits to cover expenses for in-home care, assisted living, or nursing home care.  The Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) must be told about all transfers within five years of applying for benefits that were for …

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Promissory Notes Losing Value in Medicaid Planning

The Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) that processes applications for those who need assistance paying for assisted living or nursing home care has changed the treatment of promissory notes. Formerly, Medicaid-compliant promissory notes were non-countable assets that did not really impact eligibility for benefits.  But now, promissory notes are always going to be: …

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Your Home is a Non-Countable Asset for Nursing Home Medicaid Benefits – But What About Their Home?

It is commonly understood that a single person or couple can keep their home and still be eligible for Medicaid benefits to help with the cost of assisted living or skilled nursing care. But what about your adult child’s home? It is not uncommon for a parent to help an adult child by giving them …

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