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Legal Issues: Asset Transfers & Medicaid Planning - An Overview

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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OVERVIEW: ASSET TRANSFERS & MEDICAID PLANNING:

Medicaid and the Primary Residence

November 30, 2010 Posted by Senior Editor

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

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Medicaid Planning Basics, 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

Medicaid Planning Basics, 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy, website by The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. For the Sandwich Generation: information on Medicaid asset planning basics. »View Details

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Medicaid Planning

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

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

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Medicaid, Official website of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

Medicaid, Official website of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Provides links to all information provided on Medicaid. »View Details

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Medicaid Basics: A Question And Answer Guide About Eligibility, Coverage, And Benefits

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

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

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Transfer of Assets in the Medicaid Program: Important Facts for State Policymakers

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

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

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Medicaid Law: An Overview

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

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

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Overview of Medicaid Eligibility Rules

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

Overview of Medicaid Eligibility Rules, Website of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. »View Details

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Medicaid At A Glance

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

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

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Medicare and Medicaid: What’s the Difference?

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

Medicare and Medicaid: What’s the Difference?, FindLaw.com. A very basic introduction to Medicare and Medicaid and the differences between them. »View Details

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FAQ on Medicaid

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

FAQ on Medicaid, by FindLaw.com. Very basic answers to FAQ on Medicaid, based on the ABA Family Legal Guide. »View Details

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Medicaid Planning

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

Medicaid Planning, by ElderLawAnswers.com, a website founded and run by an elder law attorney in Boston, Massachusetts. Contains a good introduction to Medicaid planning and eligibility, written for the non-lawyer (Last Updated: 2008). »View Details

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Medicaid Reform & Planning: A Primer For Estate Planners

October 28, 2010 Posted by Editor

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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