You want the best care possible for your spouse, and at the same time you want to protect the assets you both worked hard for. We can guide you through the process of protecting assets by leveraging key federal and state rules that prevent spousal impoverishment.
We have helped clients with the following:
- Protect assets for the spouse of an individual who needs nursing home care
- Handle the paperwork to obtain Medicaid benefits and help avoid a denial of benefits
- Manage exceptions to the 5-year look-back and Medicaid transfer penalties
- Appeal denied benefits
- Medicaid Application Process & Appeals
It is important to be proactive when planning for future health care costs. Gerhard & Gerhard is here to help you put that plan into action and protect the assets you have.
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