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Confusing Medicaid with Other Government Programs (Part 2)

                Last week I was telling you about the call I received from Lou.  His dad had been living in senior housing but now needs nursing home care.  Dad has $80,000 left in assets which he plans to spend down and then apply for Medicaid.                 When I asked Lou about gifts and other transactions […]

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If I Get Denied Medicaid, Then I’ll Come to You – Part 2

We were discussing Diane’s 90 year old mother, who had just entered a nursing home from the hospital.  Diane called because she was anticipating the need for Medicaid and was concerned that the assets in a trust that had been established for her benefit would be countable under New Jersey’s Medicaid program. When I explained […]

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