In California, this program is called Medi-Cal. It assists people with little to no financial resources, but it is also the government program that is utilized by many seniors to pay for long-term care because Medicare will not pay for it.
Medi-Cal is not just for seniors who have been struggling financially all of their lives. You can work hard and earn a good income, subsequently retiring with a significant nest egg and still find yourself looking for Medi-Cal eligibility.
The average annual expense for a year in a private room in a nursing home in California exceeds $100,000, and prices are rising all the time. In the San Jose area, the average annual cost for a private room is $134,138.
It is possible to qualify for Medi-Cal and to preserve your resources. There are assets that are not counted, such as your home, your vehicle, and personal possessions. And, if you were to enter a nursing home, your spouse could keep his or her half of the assets up to a particular limit.
To find out all the facts, download our free report:
We are making this valuable report available to our readers here in the greater San Jose area because we want you to understand this program and recognize the fact it may be of great assistance to you during your twilight years.
Free Medi-Cal Planning Workshop
We also invite you to register for an attend our free Medi-Cal Planning Workshop. For more information, follow this link: Free Workshops and Seminars.
Latest posts by Litherland, Kennedy & Associates, APC, Attorneys at Law (see all)
- American Academy Awards Fellow Designation to Justin M. Kennedy – Kennedy Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Experience and Service - August 16, 2019
- Clarity is Key to Planning - August 14, 2019
- How Much is Too Much? - August 7, 2019