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Are You Afraid of Losing Your Home When You Apply for Medicaid? Don’t Be

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A big concern among people moving into nursing homes is that they’ll lose their homes as they try to qualify for Medicaid.

It’s something we hear all the time in the world of Doylestown, and other Bucks County areas in  Medicaid planning, and it’s understandable that you might have this fear. No one likes the thought of the government or some giant nursing home chain swooping down to seize your house.

However, this fear is based on a misconception that potential nursing home residents have to automatically divest themselves of their homes in order to qualify for Medicaid.

In Pennsylvania, your home isn’t considered a countable resource by Medicaid if you plan to return to it after your nursing home stay.

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How to Apply for Medicaid

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It’s a pretty common question: “How do I apply for Medicaid?”

And it’s actually fairly simply to apply for Medicaid. PA residents essentially just need to fill out an application and send it to their county assistance office.

While it’s a long form, it’s pretty straightforward. The question really isn’t “How do I apply for Medicaid?” It’s “How do I qualify for Medicaid?”

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