Medicaid and Seniors

A jointly funded federal and state program that provides health insurance for qualifying individuals with medical needs, low-income and little to no assets. Eligibility and benefit distribution widely varies and is determined by each state.

Medicaid Articles

  • How to Set Up a Miller Trust for Medicaid Eligibility

    A senior’s income and assets must fall below certain limits to qualify for long-term care Medicaid. “Income cap” states allow applicants to use a Miller Trust to help them meet income eligibility guidelines.

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  • Applying for Medicaid: An Elder Law Attorney Can Help

    More often than not, Medicaid planning is not a do-it-yourself project. Elder law attorneys are well-versed in the legal, medical and financial factors that determine if and when a senior’s Medicaid application is approved.

  • When to Apply for Medicaid

    Medicaid can help with long-term care costs, but eligibility is determined by a combination of many factors. The rising cost of care makes planning in advance a priority when considering paying for senior care costs.

  • Top 5 Strategies for Protecting Your Money From Medicaid

    Many seniors must apply for Medicaid to afford long-term care. Here are strategies families can use to protect some of their assets while still qualifying for financial assistance with nursing home costs.

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