Preserving Wealth and Inheritance Through Medicaid Planning for Long-Term Care

40 Pages Posted: 8 Aug 2012 Last revised: 8 Mar 2013

Sean Bleck

Isenhour Bleck PLLC

Barbara Isenhour

Isenhour Bleck PLLC

John A. Miller

University of Idaho College of Law

Date Written: August 7, 2012

Abstract

In this article we explain the rules and planning techniques relevant to obtaining government funding for the long term health care of an elderly client. This is called Medicaid Planning. Medicaid planning poses particular challenges because it involves both a federal law template and a state law implementation system. In our article we use the law of the State of Washington to make our analysis concrete and specific, but most of the techniques and strategies that we describe are available in any state because federal law imposes the basic structure of Medicaid.

Keywords: Medicaid Planning, Elder law, Health care

Suggested Citation

Bleck, Sean and Isenhour, Barbara and Miller, John A., Preserving Wealth and Inheritance Through Medicaid Planning for Long-Term Care (August 7, 2012). Michigan State University College of Law Journal of Medicine and Law, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2126111 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2126111

Sean Bleck

Isenhour Bleck PLLC

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Barbara Isenhour

Isenhour Bleck PLLC

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John A. Miller (Contact Author)

University of Idaho College of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 442321
Moscow, ID 83844-2321
United States
208-885-2257 (Phone)

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