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Spending Down Assets to Qualify for Medicaid

Medicaid has strict asset rules that compel many applicants to "spend down" their assets before they can qualify for coverage. It is important to know what you can spend your money on without endangering Medicaid eligibility.

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Transferring Assets to Qualify for Medicaid

Congress has established a period of ineligibility for Medicaid for those who transfer assets. For transfers made prior to February 8, 2006, state Medicaid officials would look only at transfers made within the 36 months prior . . . ...

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The Nursing Home Crunch

Two ElderLawAnswers member attorneys have produced a remarkably lucid description of the various ways to qualify for Medicaid coverage of long-term care while protecting the maximum of assets.

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