Medicaid Planning: Did I Wait Too Long?

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You may feel as though the Medicaid program is irrelevant to you. After all, Medicaid is a government health insurance program for people with virtually no financial resources, right? Indeed, Medicaid is a need-based government health insurance program. It is jointly administered by the state government along with the federal government. Most seniors will qualify… Read more »

What Is the Medicaid Look-Back?

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Before we provide an explanation of the Medicaid look-back, we should explain why Medicaid should be on your radar if you are going to qualify for Medicare coverage at the age of 65. It is true that Medicaid and Medicare are both government run health insurance programs. If you qualify for Medicare when you attain… Read more »

Can I Protect My Injury Settlement With a Special Needs Trust?

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People with disabilities often rely on government benefit programs that are only available to people with a significant level of financial need. Medicaid provides health care insurance, and this is one of the benefits that people with special needs often rely upon. For income, many individuals with disabilities rely on Supplemental Security Income or SSI…. Read more »

Can a Person With a Disability Create a Trust to Preserve Benefits?

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Before we address the question that serves as the title of this post, we should provide some background information about Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income, and the plight of disabled individuals. Need-Based Government Benefits Medicaid is a jointly administered state/federal government health insurance program that can potentially be available to financially needy individuals. Because it is… Read more »

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