If you have too much income, you should talk to a lawyer familiar with Medicaid law.
Asset management issues are complicated. The information below is intended to help you have a general understanding, but you should have expert help with any decisions you make about your income.
To be eligible for Choices for Care, your income and resources must be within limits established by Choices for Care. Your monthly income is considered available to pay for your long-term care. Income includes your pension, Social Security, VA benefits and earnings.
Your spouse’s income is not considered.
The value of resources - such as property and vehicles you own, bank accounts and investments - must be within the limits established by CFC.