Archive for the Financial Abuse of Elderly Category

Is Transferring Assets to Qualify for Medicaid Against the Law?

Is Transferring Assets to Qualify for Medicaid Against the Law? You may have heard that transferring assets, or helping someone to transfer assets, to achieve Medicaid eligibility is a crime. Is this true? The short answer is, no.  For a brief period it was, and it’s possible, […]

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The Official Medicaid Spousal Impoverishment Allowances for 2017

The expense of skilled nursing home care in Pennsylvania ranges from $6,000 to $11,000 a month and, at those rates, can quickly reduce the lifetime savings of elderly couples to zero. There are federal laws in place to protect the financial well-being of a spouse at home […]

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