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Medicaid Planning & Medicaid Eligibility Attorney

Medicaid Planning & Medicaid Eligibility Lawyer Spartanburg, Greenville, Upstate SC

The elder law attorneys at the Smith & Haskell Law Firm, provide a broad range of elder law services including Medicaid planning and Medicaid eligibility issues for people in the Spartanburg, Greenville, and Upstate surrounding areas and throughout South Carolina.  We are committed to helping people and families, while focusing on providing attentive and compassionate legal counsel; navigating you through every step in the legal process while protecting your interests and advocating for your rights.

Our Medicaid planning attorneys for the Smith & Haskell Law Firm assist individuals and families the complexities of Medicaid laws and rules.  We strive to create an environment for those in need of benefits to be eligible to receive the best possible care for them or a loved one should they require nursing home or other care.

Effective Medicaid Planning addresses Medicaid Issues and Medicaid Eligibility

The laws surrounding Medicaid eligibility are complex and you should consult an experienced and knowledgeable Medicaid planning attorney to address issues and provide you with a comprehensive strategy tailored to your individual situation.  The Medicaid planning process involves developing a plan to reallocate your assets in such a way that Medicaid will not take them into consideration when determining your eligibility for coverage.  If you will require nursing home care in the future, you will then qualify to have Medicaid pay for the cost of care, rather than depleting your own resources to cover these costs.  Our experienced Medicaid planning attorneys provide guidance throughout this process.

Medicaid planning is a process of working within all applicable laws to set aside savings for the benefit of nursing home residents who will otherwise be economically devastated by the exorbitant cost of private nursing home care.  Through asset preservation, implementation of a Medicaid plan allows the resident continued access to the many things not otherwise covered by nursing home Medicaid.


Items not within the scope of Medicaid coverage include a private room (often medically necessary for residents with behavioral issues arising from advanced dementia), companion caregivers (to supplement the personal care provided by overworked nursing home staff), geriatric care manager services, eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aids, beauty shop visits, cable television, telephone line, and all other personal belongings.  For more examples see our Medicaid Planning resource)

Informational Resources Regarding Medicaid Planning

For general informational purposes, we have provided relevant information to frequently asked questions about Medicaid planning.  This information is a reference as the complexities of the Medicaid laws and rules and we encourage you to schedule and consultation with a Medicaid planning attorney today to speak about your individual situation.

Choose a South Carolina Medicaid Planning Attorney – Spartanburg, Greenville, Upstate SC

A Medicaid planning lawyer at the Smith Law Firm, LLP will help you navigate through the complexities of Medicaid laws and rules.  Medicaid choices are just too important to leave to chance.

Benefits of Medicaid Planning

  • Optimize healthcare options in a Nursing Home or other care
  • Preserve assets and long-term savings
  • Utilize cost-effective options
  • Access to funds to provide for needs not covered by Medicaid

If you or a loved one has questions about Medicaid planning and Medicaid eligibility, we encourage you to contact a Medicaid planning and eligibility attorney to discuss your situation with the Smith & Haskell Law Firm today at 864.582.6727 to schedule an appointment.  The Medicaid planning attorneys at the Smith & Haskell Law Firm can help, don’t wait and act now.

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