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Using Estate Planning to Prepare for Medicaid

Using Estate Planning to Prepare for Medicaid

Most Americans don’t have long term care insurance, and Medicare will only pay up to 100 days in the nursing home. Unless you want to use your assets – and potentially lose your home – then a good Medicaid long term care plan is a wise decision.

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Protecting Your House from Medicaid Estate Recovery

Protecting Your House from Medicaid Estate Recovery

Medicaid Estate Recovery is the process whereby the government “claws back” your home sto seize it that you were originally told was “exempt” when you went into the nursing home. Relying on this “exemption” on your home is never a sure bet. Good planning is necessary.

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How to Get Into a Nursing Home as a Medicaid Recipient

How to Get Into a Nursing Home as a Medicaid Recipient

Most Americans don’t have long term care insurance. Accordingly, paying for long term care out of private funds can be a difficult proposition. There are alternatives, however, to qualify under Medicaid, but you will need an attorney to help you navigate the process. Planning early is always the best option.

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How Does a Trust Fund Work?

How Does a Trust Fund Work?

Trust funds are an important estate planning tool. They can protect your assets while you’re alive and help ensure that you leave money to your children or other loved ones after you die.

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