To protect your family’s savings, it’s important to have a Medicaid Planning strategy in place. Without the right planning, you or your loved one may lose your assets, be denied coverage, or face penalties from Medicaid.
Some states are community property states, meaning that property acquired during the marriage is shared equally upon divorce. Most states, however, have some form of equitable distribution, meaning that marital property is divided according to what the court thinks is fair. Conceivably, the court has the authority to give all of the property to the other spouse. But it needs to be equitable.
Each Medicaid applicant in Maryland is subject to eligibility requirements, and they must undergo a medical and financial assessment for Medicaid to determine their needs and whether they qualify for benefits.
Due process requires that each party in a legal proceeding have notice of any claims asserted against them. Service by publication is a method of serving someone through publishing an ad in a local newspaper when their location cannot be found.
Medicaid eligibility rules can be complicated, and many seniors don’t know where to begin when they apply for assistance. To receive Medicaid Long Term Care (LTC) benefits in Maryland, a resident must meet certain medical and financial criteria.