Divorce and Medicaid – Part 2
Last week I wrote about the recent calls we’ve received regarding couples in unhappy marriages where one spouse now needs care. Even though they may have kept their finances separate for many years, under Medicaid rules the healthy spouse’s assets will be counted as well as the ill spouse’s assets when
Divorce and Medicaid – Part 1
Divorce rates in America have steadily risen for years and much has been written about it. There are, however, many more couples in unhappy marriages who for varied reasons did not go the divorce route. For some, it may have been about being more comfortable with the life they know vs. the
2nd Stimulus Checks – Same as the 1st?
Last month Congress and President Trump finally agreed to additional stimulus checks to be sent to Americans in need during the current pandemic. This is the second such round of payments since the COVID crisis hit. There are some differences, however between this second payment and the first. The most important change is
Medicaid Applications – Like a Tax Audit on Steroids
While I am not an accountant and have never experienced an income tax audit, when describing the Medicaid application process I often reference it to a tax audit. It is an intrusive government review of an applicant’s finances over a 5 year time period. I have been filing Medicaid applications for