Dimondale, MI asked in Elder Law for Michigan

Q: Will I be reimbursed for personal loans before Medicaid is reimbursed for my parent's house?

My parent's only asset is her house. She has very little cash. If I loan her money for essential expenses, will I be able to get that money out of the house when it is sold, before Medicaid is eventually reimbursed for nursing home care? Thank you.

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Ralph Reisinger
Ralph Reisinger
  • Elder Law Lawyer
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: I suggest a Ladybird deed which would transfer the house to you on Death and there would be no Medicare recovery

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