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How Do I Manage Banking for My Long-Term Care Medicaid Spouse?

Posted by Laura E. Stubberud | Nov 08, 2022 | 0 Comments

Depending on each spouse's income, the nursing home spouse may or may not have an obligation to pay a portion of their income to the nursing home. If so, the community spouse must pay this “patient pay amount” to the facility. Any additional income should be transferred over to the community spouse's account in order to make sure that the nursing home spouse's account does not exceed the Medicaid asset limit, which is $2,000 in most states.

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Laura E. Stubberud

Laura Stubberud has over two decades of experience in the practice of estate and family law in Nevada. After graduation from UCLA, she studied law at Southwestern University School of Law , graduating in 1992. With over 30 years of practice in Clark County, Nevada, Ms. Stubberud has substantial e...


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