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If wife transfers house to me, then goes into a nursing home, will she obtain Medicaid?

Q: If my wife transfers her house to me, is that a disqualifying transfer under Medicaid in Pennsylvania? I was told that if my wife goes into a nursing home and then immediately transfers her home to me (the house is in her name only), then she can still qualify for Medicaid – is this true? 91 more words

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How Obamacare Lowers Your Property Taxes - Forbes

How Obamacare Lowers Your Property Taxes – Forbes.

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A snapshot of this trend can be seen in Cook County, Illinois, where the public hospital system has seen a decrease in patients who cannot pay their bills…

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Timing is everything...

In understanding the ins and outs of Medicaid and divestment, timing is everything.

Divestment is the concept that if you give away your assets with the intention of becoming eligible for Medicaid, the gift will cause you to be ineligible for Medicaid for a period of time. 937 more words

Elder Law

"Former Pa. Welfare Secretary Estelle Richman tapped to lead Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's Medicaid expansion pursuit during transition"

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This November 21, 2014  The Patriot-News article talks about Estelle Richman’s new role in advising Governor elect Tom Wolf on Medicaid as part of his transitional team.

Pennsylvania

SJ Mercury News: California's managed care project for poor seniors and disabled faces backlash

By Anna Gorman

California’s experiment aimed at moving almost 500,000 low-income seniors and people with disabilities automatically into managed care has been rife with problems in its first six months, leading to widespread confusion, frustration and resistance. 220 more words

Seniors

The California Report: Newly Protected Immigrants Will Be Eligible for Medi-Cal, Advocates Say

By Lisa Aliferis

California undocumented immigrants who are eligible for deferred deportation under President Obama’s executive action are expected to be eligible for Medi-Cal, as long as they meet income guidelines, advocates said Thursday. 149 more words

Seniors

California Healthline: One-Quarter of Possible Participants Have Opted Out of the Duals Project

by David Gorn

About 50,000 Californians so far have enrolled in Cal MediConnect, according to figures released Monday by the Department of Health Care Services, which oversees the program. 96 more words

Seniors