Rochester Elder Law Attorney Discusses Exemptions for Medicaid EligibilityAs an experienced Rochester Elder Law Attorney, people often ask if their real estate will be exempt if they apply for Medicaid in a nursing home setting.
- There are a number of protections for family members with real estate;
- You can transfer the real estate to a spouse
- You can transfer the real estate to a sibling who has lived in the house for the past year
- You can also transfer the real estate to a caregiver child who has been in the house for 2 years prior to the patient being admitted to the nursing home.