Under Medicaid spousal impoverishment rules, Marian is allowed to keep ,000 as her protected allowance and John is permitted to retain ,000.
Annuities are contractual arrangements in which an individual pays a lump sum to receive a future stream of income in return.
The average cost of nursing home care in Pennsylvania is now around 0,000 a year.
Not many Pennsylvania couples can afford to pay that kind of cost for long.
An experienced elder law attorney will be able to help families find their way through the qualification maze and qualify for Medicaid sooner rather than later.
Here are three techniques that elder law attorneys utilize in the right circumstances.
But Medicare does not pay for long term stays in a nursing facility.