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Medicaid Planning with Annuities

Posted by Aubrey Sizer | Dec 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

In some circumstances, immediate annuities can be ideal Medicaid planning tools for spouses of nursing home residents. Careful planning is needed to make sure an annuity will work for you or your spouse.

Medicaid Home Care

Posted by Aubrey Sizer | Feb 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Traditionally, Medicaid has paid for long-term care in a nursing home, but because most individuals would rather be cared for at home and home care is cheaper, all 50 states now have Medicaid programs that offer at least some home care.

Medicaid’s Treatment of the Home in 2015

Posted by Aubrey Sizer | Oct 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nursing home residents do not automatically have to sell their homes in order to qualify for Medicaid. In some states, the home will not be considered a countable asset for Medicaid eligibility purposes as long as the nursing home resident intends to return home; ...

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