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Busting Senior-Care Myths: My Parents Aren’t Eligible for Medicaid

One of the most important but confusing things necessary in our daily lives is that of health care. For those who are considered seniors, understanding the ins and outs that go into medicaid eligibility and the impact that this can have is crucial in being able to seek out the care that is necessary. Here are some of the most commonly perceived myths regarding medicaid, and how one can overcome these barriers to get the treatment they need.

Key Takeaways:

  • Because eigibility requirements for Medicaid differ according to each state’s regulations, it’s important to know what your state offers.
  • Depending on where seniors live, it is possible to qualify for Medicaid even with an income of around thirty thousand.
  • Even if one parent goes into a nursing establishment,funded under Medicaid, the other parent can usually continue owning and living in their jointly owned home legally.

“Many Americans mistakenly think they or their parents would have to have nothing in order to qualify.”

Read more: https://www.senioradvisor.com/blog/2019/04/busting-senior-care-myths-my-parents-arent-eligible-for-medicaid/