In a recent post we talked about the eligibility requirements for Medicaid and the various Medicaid planning strategies.
But how do you actually apply for Medicaid?
If your situation is simple – say you have one bank account, never been married, don’t own a home and you live on your Social Security check – it’s a matter of filling out the application and sending it to the Department of Social Services with some basic documentation.
That situation is rare, however.
Many of us have a much more complicated lifestyle and portfolio. And when this is the case, you have to be extremely careful when applying for Medicaid. Continue reading