If I have too much money, can’t I just give the money to my family?

No. If you give anything away in the five years before applying for Medicaid, this will likely result in a penalty period during which you will have to pay out-of-pocket for your care. Please consult with an elder law attorney before taking any steps to get ready to qualify for Medicaid.

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Houston Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney Jana R. McCreary has been an attorney for over eighteen years, a career move she made after working for over a decade with adults and children with intellectual disabilities and mental illness. Graduatin… Read More

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