Madison, WI asked in Health Care Law and Immigration Law for New Jersey

Q: What are the health insurance options for new green card holders over 65 years old who have never worked in US?

Specifically:

(1) How do they become eligible for Medicare and/or Medicaid?

(2) Also, if they have a house under their name in the US (but no income - only have pensions and savings from a foreign country), would that contribute to harming their eligibility for Medicare/Medicaid?

(3) Would the case be any different than the above if they don't own a house but have savings in a bank?

1 Lawyer Answer
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
Answered
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Clifton, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: This is not the type of question to ask on this forum. You need an in person consultation with an experienced elder law attorney, who also practices immigration.

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