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Subject:  Re: how to protect our money if health problems Date:  7/31/2013  7:26 PM
Author:  TwoCybers Number:  18569 of 19741

if florida a better state to go on medicaid than new york for seniors trying to protect assets?

Given the financial situation your described in your original post I doubt you will find any state differences significant. The Federal government provides the states with a fair amount of the Medicaid money. It used to be you just had to be without assets, but in the 1980s when AIDs first appeared on the Medicaid scene, conservatives decided those sexual perverts should not be allowed to "hide" funds. That resulted in the look-back provisions. Any money given away for a period of years must be clawed back. They do check bank accounts, income tax records, etc.

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