“My friend was denied Medicaid because she has too much money. I know I’m better off than her, so I won’t qualify.” Every week, we hear a version of this same story in our law office.
The fact is, there are many factors that may have led to that denial. Qualifying for Medicaid benefits in Florida is more complicated than “I have too much money.” It’s unlikely that your friend would give you a detailed accounting of her finances, so you probably won’t know the true nature of her situation. The success, or failure, of a Medicaid application lies in the details – and in the planning and use of Medicaid asset protection tools. So to hear one or two friends’ exper