Medicaid Legal Questions and Answers

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Can Medicaid Take My House Away if it Was Deeded to Me By a Relative in a Nursing Home?

If 86 year old aunt deeds me her property or sells it to me and then in the near future ends up in a nursing home can medicaid take my property from me even though I bought it or she deeded it to me?

07/13/2011   |   Category: Medicaid   |   State: Delaware   |   #25174

Can I Continue to Live in My Mother's Home if She Goes to a Nursing Home?

As my mother's primary caregiver, if she would have to be put in a nursing home, I live in her home. Would I lose the right to live in her home (which she owns) if she was admitted on Medicare?

06/14/2011   |   Category: Medicaid   |   State: New Jersey   |   #25028

Can I Inherit Property and Still Be Eligible for Medicaid?

I am disabled with medicaid and medicare. Can my mother give me her property without me losing my benefits?

05/11/2011   |   Category: Medicaid   |   State: Missouri   |   #24816

How Should We Sell My Mother's House Before She Enters a Nursing Home?

My Mom is 80 yrs. old. He has two children , a son (me) and a daughter . Mom lives alone in her home that is paid for . She has some physical and emotional issues and my sister promised our Dad before he died she'd make sure she was taken care of . My sister and her husband owns their home with a mortgage and so do I. ...

02/25/2011   |   Category: Medicaid   |   State: Alabama   |   #24299

Can I Charge My Elderly Mother Rent and Use Her Credit Card for Personal Expenses?

In order to 'impoverish' his elderly parents, a man had convinced them to gift him and his brothers ' families some large sum of money so that when time came both his mom and dad would be able to obtain medicaid. But then , last November 2010, the elder situation changed suddenly, and all the family members had to quickly return the money. Then the elderly father passed away...

02/19/2011   |   Category: Medicaid   |   State: New York   |   #24253

How Can I Prevent my Estate From Going to the State if I Go to a Nursing Home?

I have a mortgage on my home - what do I have to do to ensure my home will not go to the state if I have to go into a nursing home. I have two adult children. What would be the most economical way to proceed, since I've had to file bankruptcy and I am retired.

02/11/2011   |   Category: Medicaid   |   State: Illinois   |   #24201

Can a Miller Trust be used to Protect Assets from Medicaid Claims?

Can a miller trust be set up in West Virginia for medicaid/medicare? Dad is living at home 24/7 care with gov pension and s/s fund are being use up. we are caught between keeping him home if we can get help or Nursing home if we have to, can fund be used in these cases or suggestions.

11/28/2010   |   Category: Medicaid   |   State: West Virginia   |   #23715

Can I use life estate deed to transfer house and preserve eligibility for Medicaid?

I would like to create a life estate with regard to my property in SC. I am a paralegal in MA and hope to move south in the Spring 2011. At age 67 I would like to protect my significant other in case of a major medical incident. In MA there is a 5-year lookback. Please advise.

10/28/2010   |   Category: Medicaid   |   State: South Carolina   |   #23503

Is a joint tenants real estate at risk of a claim by Medicaid?

My grandmother and I own a house that we live in together. She is on the deed as a Joint Tenant. My question is, Can medical, or the state put a lien against the house if she has to go into a full time nursing facility? If so What do I need to do so this does not happen?

10/20/2010   |   Category: Medicaid   |   State: California   |   #23451

Can Joint Property and Bank Accounts With My Mother Be Attached to Pay Nursing Home Bills?

If my brother and I are named as co-owners along with my 80 year old Mother on all bank accounts (cash around $200,000) and property deeds (property $600,000 4 in Pa, 2 in Fl no mortgages on anything). What can be taken if our Mother goes in a nursing home?

09/29/2010   |   Category: Medicaid   |   State: Pennsylvania   |   #23286
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