Monthly Archives: November 2014

Nov 2014

What Is the Medicaid Five-Year Look-Back Rule?

Estate Planning and Medicaid

As the first wave of Baby Boomers pass retirement age, there is increased public awareness regarding the need to plan for long-term care. A big component of this estate planning includes the possibility of needing assistance from Medicaid. Many people are unfamiliar with Medicaid and what is required to qualify. As a result, they fail to qualify when they need it – and they delay planning for it until it is too late. (more…)