Below are some common questions about Medicaid and Medicare in Michigan. You can learn more about eligibility and protecting your assets from "spend down" on our Medicaid Planning page.
Medicare covers certain "skilled" nursing services and in-home care costs for a limited period of time and only under certain conditions. After that, Medicare does not provide coverage for long term care costs.
No. With proper planning a majority, if not all, of your assets can be protected from Medicaid "spend down."
Maybe. The options available to you will depend upon your situation. An attorney experienced in long term care and Medicaid planning can explain your remaining options, if any.
No. While the State agencies are helpful, they will not explain how to protect your assets from"spend down."