Caretaker Child: A Special Medicaid Exemption

In order to qualify for Medicaid benefits in a nursing home, it is commonly understood that assets must be transferred 5 years in advance to be protected. However, there are special exemptions to this rule that may apply, which can have a dramatic impact on planning. One such exemption is the Caretaker Child exemption.  This … Continue reading Caretaker Child: A Special Medicaid Exemption

Nursing Home Admissions Process:  What to Expect

The nursing home admission process can be overwhelming, especially when juggling the emotional impact of placing a loved one in a nursing home.  Knowing what to expect can help alleviate some of the stress. When a hospital is ready to discharge a patient who needs rehabilitation or residential health care services, a nurse will complete … Continue reading Nursing Home Admissions Process:  What to Expect