As a caregiver can providers pursue coming after my personal assets?

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Is possible that home care, assisted living, nursing homes, specialist, etc and goes on and on can pursue coming after the personal assets of a caregiver where there is no accounts attached to the caregiver that is providing services for. Also caregiver has dual power of attorney and is the primary beneficiary in will?


Naturally if you agree to the terms of the services provided. I assume it’s no different than co-sign on a loan and you agree to the terms of the contract. If you sign they will try to liquidate assets available to them. Obviously Your assets are at risk if you sign to the contract for and agree to services they provide. I don’t know, and just for advice for those that may have been through a situation.

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If in fact you have signed a contract requesting services in your own name, then yes you certainly could be personally liable. You would need to terminate that contract, so that you at least limit your liability to what has already happened, and sort out a new contract which makes it clear that you are making the contract only as POA for the person receiving the service.
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You sign nothing that makes you responsible for any bills for a parent. As a POA your responsibility is to manage LOs money. In no way are you personnally responsible for the cost of care or bills. You are a representative. Make sure everything you sign has your name and POA after it. If a person is on Medicaid for their care, at their passing Medicaid will try to recoup the cost of care. If there is no estate, can't recoup. Only if there is a house and a lean will be put on that and will need to be satisfied at time of sale. No one is responsible for a LOs debts.
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