Did you know that there is a way to protect your assets should you need skilled nursing/long-term care? There is no need to “spend down” your estate until you are within the $2,000 asset range. With the proper planning of an estate planning attorney, who specializes in Medi-Cal planning, you can protect your assets and still have the state pay for your care, with a small share of cost. Most people don’t know that certain property is classified as exempt property, which will not count when determining eligibility while non-exempt or countable assets will effect eligibility. There are also various asset transfer strategies that are crucial in getting qualified for Medi-Cal. Contact Celaya Law to learn more about how you can protect your assets and still qualify for Medi-Cal.