Avoid spending your money and protect your assets from the spend-down requirement.
Medicaid is a State and Federal Government program that pays for certain health services and nursing home care for older people with low incomes and limited assets. In most states, Medicaid also pays for some long-term care services at home and in the community. Who is eligible and what services are covered vary from state to state. Most often, eligibility is based on your income and personal resources.
Medicaid rules are complex and confusing. Often clients mistakenly rely on information received from friends, neighbors and family members instead of consulting an Elder Law attorney. We are your aid when needing help with asset protection planning. The following are some of the common “myths” about Medicaid . Often, they are somewhat correct, but mainly just plain wrong!