Can Medicaid Take Your Home? A Simple Tool for a Complicated Question


The question of if Medicaid can “take” an applicant’s or beneficiary’s home is complicated and there are many variables such as the home’s equity value, ownership interests, who lives in the home, and the state.

This tool is intended for Medicaid Long Term Care beneficiaries and applicants who are concerned that Medicaid can take their home while the Medicaid beneficiary is alive. To learn if Medicaid can take the home following the death of the beneficiary, read about Medicaid Estate Recovery rules.

The tool has approximately 15 questions and takes about 5 minutes to complete. There is no cost and no personally identifiable information in required. The results are not legally binding.

By clicking “Accept and Begin” you agree you will not hold our organization liable for any damages arising out of the use of the tool. This tool is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal or medical advice. Your use of this tool is at your own risk.