The Listen to Lawrence Letter: Medicaid Income Test

June 21, 2024
June 18, 2024 • Volume 5 Issue 253
Medicaid income test…read on:


You created a trust for my husband and me several years ago. My question is will my pension combined with Social Security be used to determine my eligibility for Medicaid?


Yes! All of your income is used to determine your eligibility for Medicaid, including pensions, Social Security, and amounts you must withdraw from your retirement plans. However, there are still ways for us to save much of this income, depending upon where you need the care and your marital status.

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