10. Should I Go to the Medicaid Office for Answers?
They are not there to help your family keep the most assets; they want you to spend everything possible before Medicaid pays for nursing home care. The standard operating procedure is for caseworkers to get you to fill out a Medicaid application, sign it (under penalty of perjury), and then reject the application.
There are plenty of places to start your own research on Medicaid Planning, including my free e-book The Long Term Care Solution. (See below for information on how to get the e-book and other information.) But in the end, your family is likely to come out much further ahead by working with professionals like Certified Medicaid Planners(TM) who know the ins and outs of Medicaid.
Free Educational Programs:
Medicaid Planning for Seniors https://careassistancecenter.com/free
The Veteran’s Pension Benefit https://thevapension.com/#cta
Estate Planning Basics https://raleightrusts.com/free
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