Tag: qualified medicare beneficiary

Why a Prenuptial Agreement Does Not Matter to Medicaid Planning

A common question, which arises as couples conduct Medicaid planning is, when one spouse is placed in a nursing home, will the couple’s prenuptial agreement shelter the non-care receiving, community spouse’s assets? In a nutshell, the answer to this question is no, but the topic warrants further discussion. The state is not a party to


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Low-Income Seniors: Getting $100 More in your Social Security Check

Many low-income seniors have no idea at least 3 different programs exist which allow seniors to get back an extra $100 in cash currently being deducted from their monthly Social Security checks.  These eligible seniors should apply for the Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs), under which the Medicare Part B premium ($104.90) is never deducted from


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