If you are married and looking at applying for Medicaid, there are bound to be numerous concerns regarding the “community spouse,” the one who is not going into the nursing home, and what assets they are entitled to keep. One important asset the community spouse is entitled to keep is the residence. In addition to […]
The opportunity to protect your residence when one person of a married couple goes into a nursing home is different, consistent with Medicaid eligibility, than if you are a single couple. For married couples, while the spouse who is going to apply for Medicaid can only keep $2,000 worth of assets, the spouse who is not in […]
One of the most central questions we get from married couples during Medicaid planning is also one of the most misunderstood questions: What is the effect of transfers of assets prior to application from one spouse to another? The common misconception is that married couples believe they can’t transfer assets between each other because of the […]
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