FIFTEEN MYTHS REGARDING MEDICAID NURSING HOME BENEFITS IN MAINE MTYH 12 and 13

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth [12: I Should Transfer My Assets Now to Get Medicaid Benefits in the Future. The Truth: Most elder law attorneys discourage their clients from making premature transfers of…

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FIFTEEN MYTHS REGARDING MEDICAID NURSING HOME BENEFITS IN MAINE MYTH 11

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth [11: My Spouse or My Agent Under My Power of Attorney Has the Power to Take Property Out of My Name if I Ever Need Medicaid. The Truth:…

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FIFTEEN MYTHS REGARDING MEDICAID NURSING HOME BENEFITS IN MAINE MYTH 10

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth 10: I Can Only Give Away $10,000 Per Year Under Medicaid Rules. The Truth: In a given year, there is a limit on the amount of money that an…

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FIFTEEN MYTHS REGARDING MEDICAID NURSING HOME BENEFITS IN MAINE MYTH 9

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth [9: I Have to Wait Five Years After Giving Anything Away to Get Medicaid. The Truth: When an individual applies for MaineCare nursing home benefits, DHHS does a…

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FIFTEEN MYTHS REGARDING MEDICAID NURSING HOME BENEFITS IN MAINE MYTH 7 and 8

This series highlights the eligibility rules for Maine Medicaid (MaineCare) nursing home benefits and dispels certain myths the families that work with our office often hear. Myth [7: My Income Has to Be Used to Pay My Spouse’s Nursing Home Bill. The Truth: This is not true in Maine. Only the institutionalized spouse’s income has…

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