Akron, OH asked in Estate Planning and Elder Law for Ohio

Q: Does Medicaid have interest or look back in the people in your household.

My older brother early 50's receive Medicaid do to stroke, aneurysm etc. I turned in his renewal forms. I'm his unofficial caregiver so i get Medicaid also. What I'd like to know is would Medicaid look back through my back account too? I have a savings not much but a few k I inherited and a checking that i make transactions and pay bills through. We're siblings we stay in a family member's home just us two in Cleveland

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Mary Ellen Leslie
Mary Ellen Leslie
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • New Albany, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: Everyone who receives Medicaid will have their finances renewed annually. With the exception of spouses, each individual is reviewed individually, so your finances would not be considered in a review of your brother’s.

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