If you are in a skilled nursing home and currently spending down your assets to qualify for Medicaid, can you transfer a whole life [...]
California is making big changes to how it determines Medicaid eligibility for long-term care by eliminating the requirement that applicants have limited assets. While the rules apply only to [...]
The Biden administration is moving forward with a Trump-era pilot program that would hand over the care of millions of Medicare beneficiaries to private, mostly for-profit, groups.
Anyone who gifted assets within five years of applying for Medicaid may be subject to a penalty period, but that penalty can be reduced or eliminated if the assets are returned.
Almost all state Medicaid programs will cover some assisted living costs, although there may be a waiting list.
When several siblings are heirs to a parent's estate, who pays the capital gains tax when the home is sold? Does each heir pay on his or her portion of the proceeds or are taxes paid from the [...]
The amount you can gift to any one person without filing a gift tax form is increasing to $16,000 in 2022, the first increase since 2018. The federal estate tax exclusion is also climbing to [...]
Elder law and estate planning serve two different -- but equally vital -- functions.