Category: Medicaid

Elder Law

For those who are not yet ready for nursing home but could use some assistance at home, check out Indiana’s Aged & Disabled Medicaid Waiver Program

Every week I meet with clients who are concerned about their own, or a loved one’s, declining health. Sometimes, admission to a skilled care nursing facility is discussed as a next step because the family can no longer provide the level of care required to keep the loved one at home.

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My Spouse is a Medicaid Recipient in a Nursing Home. Is My Income Protected?”

Once your spouse has been approved for Medicaid to help pay nursing home costs, he or she will likely owe a portion of his or her income to the nursing home each month; this is referred to as the “liability” to the nursing home. The monthly liability owed to the nursing home is calculated by reducing the gross income of the Medicaid recipient by the following monthly costs:… Read More »