New York: 212.268.1177 Long Island: 516.512.8903 Greenwich : 203.587.0875

260 Madison Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10016

1225 Franklin Avenue, Suite 325, Garden City, NY 11530

75 Holly Hill Lane, Suite 100, Greenwich, CT 06830 *

Law Offices of Barton P. Levine

With Offices in Manhattan, Long Island & Fairfield County

New York City & Long Island Medicaid Planning

The cost of long-term nursing home care continues to grow in America. For many Americans and their families, the greatest fear is being unable to meet the cost of quality health care - being forced to spend their life savings before qualifying for government benefits. Smart Medicaid planning can help prevent this from happening.

Our firm helps people plan for the future through Medicaid planning. Medicaid planning is used to help clients protect their homes and their property. Medicaid planning usually involves the establishment of an irrevocable trust, and the transfer of those assets to the trust. If property has been timely transferred into a trust, the property will be protected, and it will not disqualify an individual from receiving Medicaid benefits.

Medicaid Planning for "In-Home" Care

In order to be eligible obtain Medicaid coverage for “in-home” home care, the applicant’s income and resources must not exceed Medicaid guidelines. Our firm handles Medicaid planning and applications for “in-home” nursing care.

Medicaid Planning for Nursing Home Care

When it comes to Medicaid planning for nursing home care, many people have heard of the 5-¬year “look-back period”. This look-back period serves as a penalty for people who transferred some or all of their assets into a trust during the 5-year period prior to the filing of a Medicaid application. In view of the look-back rules, clients are often concerned that they will not receive any benefit from Medicaid planning. It’s never too late to plan. While the best outcome is achieved when people do their Medicaid planning early, it’s never too late to protect your assets with smart Medicaid planning. Our firm handles Medicaid planning and applications for nursing home care.

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Law Offices of Barton P. Levine - New York Office

  • 212.268.1177

  • 260 Madison Avenue, 17th Floor
    New York, NY 10016

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Law Offices of Barton P. Levine - Long Island Office

  • 516.512.8903

  • 1225 Franklin Avenue, Suite 325
    Garden City, NY 11530

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Law Offices of Barton P. Levine - Greenwich Office *
*By Appointment Only.

  • 203.587.0875

  • 75 Holly Hill Lane, Suite 100
    Greenwich, CT 06830

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