Can I Get Medicaid if I Transfer All of My Assets to My Spouse?
January 15, 2020
Medicaid does not require that a person transfer all assets to a spouse or become impoverished. Careful Medicaid planning can help an individual or couple retain many of their assets while still qualifying for Medicaid benefits. In the past, to…
How Can I Get Medicaid for Nursing Home Expenses in Florida?
December 19, 2019
To qualify for Medicaid assistance for nursing home expenses, you must: Reside in Florida; Be a U.S. national, citizen, or have satisfactory immigration status; Need health care and insurance assistance; Meet certain low income and asset tests; and Be one…
CMS Changes Requirements for Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements
November 21, 2019
If someone you love lives in a nursing home, you’ll want to know about a new final rule issued in July from the agency that regulates nursing homes in the U.S. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has…
The Skinny on Joint Accounts
August 15, 2019
If you’re starting to think about estate planning, the question of how to manage bank accounts inevitably arises. Creating joint accounts—where you and others share ownership of bank accounts—is an option that many consider. In fact, your banker may even…