Applying for Medical Assistance (Medicaid)? Understand the Rules Governing the Homestead

Applying for Medical Assistance (Medicaid)? Understand the Rules Governing the Homestead | Vivian Garrastegui

There are very specific rules governing the definition of the homestead with regard to applying and qualifying for Medical Assistance (Medicaid).

For Medical Assistance (Medicaid), the homestead includes the home, land, and integral parts such as garages and outbuildings. The homestead may be a condominium, cooperative apartment, or mobile home. Vacation homes, summer homes, or cabins are not considered to be homesteads.

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