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Posts Categorized: Medicaid Planning
Paying for Long-Term Care
The sooner you think about this and do something about it, the better off you and your family will be.
This is government insurance for people who have very little money that covers, among other things, the cost of nursing home care.
ObamaCare and Estate Recovery – Another Government Property Grab?
Watch out. Big Brother may be coming for the family homestead.
Is it wrong to plan for Medicaid qualification?
As long as you follow the rules, it’s OK to plan to qualify for a benefit funded by your tax dollars.
What does the Debt Ceiling Deal mean for Seniors?
The U.S. Debt Ceiling was raised before the magical August 2 deadline amid great hand-wringing and “the sky is falling” rhetoric out of our nation’s capitol. Despite the tireless efforts of our tireless representatives, our stock market still plunged, and global markets followed suit. Making sense out of the baloney sandwich we have just been fed is tricky.
Are monies received via personal service contracts entered for Medicaid planning purposes subject to self employment tax?
Another “ask the expert” question featured on www.eldercarematters.com. This one relates to personal service contracts used in Medicaid planning.
Is there a legal way to protect any of my elderly parents’ assets and have Medicare/Medicaid pay for extended nursing home care in the event it is necessary?
Here is another featured question from the ElderCareMatters website. It deals with Medicaid qualification.
Do you recommend life estates or irrevocable trusts for Medicaid planning purposes?
Here is another of the “ask the expert” questions featured at www.eldercarematters.com.
Are the proceeds from a reverse mortgage viewed as “countable asset” by Medicaid when making application?
This is another of the featured questions I authored for www.eldercarematters.com. I was given the honor of being named their inaugural national elder care expert of the week.