How Can I Protect My Assets From Medicaid In Indiana?

Posted on December 13, 2021 by Hawkins Elder Law.

If you exceed Medicaid’s asset limits, you need to spend down and potentially deplete most of your assets to qualify. If you transfer or give away your assets before applying, you might be penalized and ineligible for benefits. Because of this, satisfying Medicaid’s asset limits requires careful planning and consideration. Read on to learn more about long-term care Medicaid asset limits, including what you can do to protect your assets and still receive benefits.

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Posted on July 16, 2019 by Hawkins Elder Law.

Medicaid application trial and error creates big problems for nursing home residents. Unfortunately, it is a common practice that creates financial nightmares for nursing home residents’ families. This article explains common Medicaid application problems and suggests when people should seek professional help from experienced elder law attorneys. Medicaid Application Trial and Error – Repetition Doesn’t […]

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Posted on April 18, 2019 by Hawkins Elder Law.

This conclusion of our two-part series about Medicaid and prenuptial agreements explains how Medicaid treats prenuptial agreements.

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Medicaid 5-Year Lookback Q & A

Posted on October 2, 2018 by Hawkins Elder Law.

We received a question through about Medicaid eligibility, transfer penalties, and the 5-year lookback period. This article restates the Medicaid eligibility question without identifying the inquiring person and shows the typical response that we give to these questions.

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Pay Attention & Get It in Writing

Posted on December 1, 2017 by Hawkins Elder Law.

[See our Disclaimers page about relying on this website’s contents.] Teenagers often try to shift blame for breaking rules, misunderstanding assignments, or missing deadlines with statements like, “I asked Joe and he said it wasn’t important,” or “I heard that they never enforce those rules.” Of course, some teenagers retaining their adolescent gullibility and inattentiveness into adulthood […]

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