Following is general information on Asset Transfers & Medicaid Planning.
← See Asset Transfers & Medicaid Planning – By State, at left. Medicaid is a U.S. federal program, but is it administered separately by each State, and Medicaid differs from state to state. Consult competent counsel in the state(s) where your loved one resides, holds property, or may reside in the future.
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by Craig Reaves, past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys for The New York Times, November 24, 2010 An Elder Law Attorney answers a question concerning whether it is necessary to spend down a person’s assets . . . → Read More: Medicaid and the Primary Residence
Medicaid Planning, by Thomas Day. Discussion of some Medicaid planning techniques. »View Details See Also, Getting the Government to Pay: For Long Term Family Caregivers, by Thomas E. Day (Medicaid Planning and VA Benefits): View . . . → Read More: Medicaid Planning
Medicaid Basics: A Question And Answer Guide About Eligibility, Coverage, And Benefits, Health Lawyer’s Public Information Series, by American Health Lawyers Association. A 24 page PDF document, describing Medicaid, how it works, who is eligible, and coverage and benefits. . . . → Read More: Medicaid Basics: A Question And Answer Guide About Eligibility, Coverage, And Benefits
Transfer of Assets in the Medicaid Program: Important Facts for State Policymakers, January 8, 2008, by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. This document summarizes important changes to the Medicaid eligibility . . . → Read More: Transfer of Assets in the Medicaid Program: Important Facts for State Policymakers
Medicaid Law: An Overview, Cornell University Law School, Legal Information Institute. Provides a good introduction and overview of Medicaid, a medical assistance program jointly financed by state and federal governments for low income individuals. Includes links to more detailed . . . → Read More: Medicaid Law: An Overview
Medicaid At A Glance 2005, (the most recent version posted on the website of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. A 12 page PDF document providing an overview of the . . . → Read More: Medicaid At A Glance
Medicaid Reform & Planning: A Primer For Estate Planners–Part One, by Holland & Knight LLP, Articles & White Papers; Estate Planning and Administration. »View Details Medicaid Reform & Planning: A Primer For Estate Planners–Part Two, by Holland & Knight . . . → Read More: Medicaid Reform & Planning: A Primer For Estate Planners
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