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Medicaid

As many of you know, Texas is an income cap state in connection with long-term care (most commonly used for nursing home care) Medicaid eligibility. Presently, if an applicant for nursing home Medicaid has “countable” income (certain income is exempt or excluded) over $2,250 per...

Client’s largest resource is her $205,000 homestead which does not count as a resource for “means-tested” long-term Medicaid benefits (provided the Medicaid applicant is single and the equity limit is under $572,000 pursuant to Texas law). Client obtains long-term care Medicaid resulting in the government...

U.S. House GOP members released a budget proposal in June entitled “A Brighter American Future” to slash Medicare and Medicaid spending to reduce the nation’s deficit recently increased as a result of the tax law that became effective this year. Since mid-term elections are just...