When one spouse is in a nursing home and applying for Medicaid, planning has to take into account the possibility th...Read more
While we can’t tell you about Ohio in particular, the answer is probably no. Your father will have to pay all of his income, less a small personal needs allowance to the nursing home. Medicaid allows for income to be paid to a spouse in some circumstances, but not to an ex-spouse. It doesn’t care that your father has a legal obligation to make these payments.
Medicaid Rules, etc