Tag: medicaid

Florida Seniors Need to Consider Planning for Medicaid Earlier in Life

As a senior adult living in Florida, are you approaching retirement or are you already retired? Have you started thinking about possible long-term care needs and costs? Are you planning on using your Medicare coverage for everything you need? While most seniors believe that Medicare and the associated supplemental insurances will pay for long-term care

 

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Evaluating the Danger of Making Holiday Gifts When It Comes to Florida Medicaid Planning

Do you have a list of loved ones that you want to give gifts of money to this holiday season? Are you aware that monetary gifts can impact Medicaid eligibility? In fact, in the next five years if you needed to apply for Medicaid did you know there could be significant consequences? If you answered

 

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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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