Entries by Joshua

Ask the Attorneys: Medicaid’s Look-back Rule

“Are asset gifts to spouses exempt from the 5-year “look back” for Medicaid? –Charles A. Generally speaking, assets transfers to a spouse are exempt from the 5-year look-back rule. Transferring assets from the Medicaid applicant spouse to the community spouse (the at-home spouse) is part of what we do when completing Medicaid applications for clients. […]

Ask the Attorneys: Life Insurance (pt. 2)

“Is it possible to purchase life insurance for a disabled person? I tried to purchase life insurance for my disabled son and he was turned down.” — Jan L. Yes, it is possible to get life insurance for a disabled person. However, as with all life insurance, the insured must go through the underwriting process […]

Consumer’s Guide to Medicaid 2011

There haven’t been many changes since last year, but our Consumer’s Guide to Medicaid for 2011 is now out. Last year’s edition was one of our most popular downloads of 2010. If you, or anyone you know may be facing a nursing home, then this guide can help you better understand the basic issues at […]