California Medi-Cal Asset Protection

One of the main concerns of individuals seeking Medi-Cal benefits is the possibility of losing assets in order to meet eligibility requirements. It is important to remember that there may be options available to protect assets and still qualify for the California Medicaid program.

Alice Salvo is an experienced Medi-Cal planning attorney and together we can efficiently sort through the Medi-Cal asset protection regulations, prepare the estate and make sure you file correctly. Not only will your loved ones thank you, you will be pleased to have accomplished peace of mind for them and yourself!

If you have questions about shielding your assets from Medi-Cal, we invite you to schedule a free consultation at our law firm. As a California Medi-Cal planning lawyer, we can explain your options and what Medi-Cal benefits may be available. Contact the Law Offices of Alice A. Salvo today to learn more.

Medi-Cal Exempt Property and Medi-Cal Asset Protection

Individuals seeking Medi-Cal benefits in California may be able to keep exempt assets that will not affect their eligibility for benefits. These assets may include:

  • House
  • Cars
  • Household items
  • Personal items
  • Burial arrangements

What is Medi-Cal Asset Protection

Medi-cal asset protection is a tool you can use to hold the assets outlined above in the form of an irrevocable trust. This trust qualifies you for long term care benefits and prevent "Medi-Cal Estate Recovery". Setting up this trust early can help pay for nursing home costs as well as protect your assets.

Medi-Cal asset protection is especially important for individuals who have a spouse entering a nursing home. Our law firm can help file a petition in court to transfer assets and income of the spouse entering a nursing home to the spouse who is staying at home. This may also help qualify the spouse in the nursing home for Medi-Cal benefits. Please contact our law firm to learn how this approach can benefit you. Let us help you Qualify for Medi-Cal benefits so you can get help with nursing home bills.

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Contact a Los Angeles Medi-Cal Recovery Lawyer

Are you currently dealing with a loved one in a nursing home and privately paying for care? If so we can help. Learn more about Medi-Cal asset protection. Save the family home and the 401K that your loved one worked so hard to acquire. Contact our Medi-Cal planning attorney online or call 818-676-9572 for a free initial consultation to discuss your situation. Let us determine if you can qualify for Medi-Cal benefits. During our consultation, all the assets involved are reviewed. We also consider the type of illness such as Dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Stroke, Special Needs, etc. to determine the next step required for obtaining Medi-Cal long term nursing home care.

We welcome AARP members that are looking for a viable long term care solution. Don't spend down your assets if you don't have to! We are the Medi-Cal planning attorney that whenever possible, will implement the necessary steps to preserve and protect your home and savings. Medi-Cal regulations are complicated. As a Medi-Cal planning attorney and elder lawyer specialist, making sense of them to benefit you is what we do best.