Top Five Tips for your Stimulus Check: Stimulus Checks and Medicaid: Medicaid has taken the position that the stimulus checks received in 2020 and 2021 will not disqualify people from Medicaid. Any funds received via stimulus checks do not count as a resource for a full year and can be […]
INDIANA MEDICAID, COVID AND ASSET TRANSFERS: TEMPORARY RULES UPDATE Updated January 15, 2021 Penalties for transfers of assets for new applications will be imposed. Example: Mom goes into the nursing home. She gives her son $20,000. She is only permitted to give away $1,200 during the calendar year plus the […]
Medicaid and Asset Protection for the Family Farm For many families in Indiana their family farm serves not only as the most valuable asset they have, but as a connection to their heritage and history that they would fight to keep within the family. The challenges and expenses of the […]
IRAs and Medicaid in Indiana Bad News for Married Couples The Indiana Medicaid Office has announced they will postpone the implementation of a drastic change to the Medicaid rules regarding retirement assets of a Community Spouse, set to occur on July 1, 2020. On March 26, 2020, the Indiana Family […]
Advance Care Planning in Indiana and COVID-19 COVID-19 usually starts with a fever and a dry cough. You suddenly can’t breathe and your chest feels like a vise has encircled you. You find yourself in the intensive care unit on a respirator and unable to communicate. You have no advance […]
Where There’s (Not) a Will, There’s a Way It is a fact of life that most people delay doing their estate planning. No one wants to think about wills, trusts, and end-of-life planning, much less take the time to have these difficult conversations with a lawyer. But the current coronavirus […]
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