Does the Medicaid Look-Back Period Apply to Community-Based Medicaid?

Unfortunately, we can’t tell you because the answer depends on the state. In most states, there is a transfer penalty for community- or home care-based Medicaid benefits, but that may not be the case in all states. You will need to consult with a local elder law attorney. To find an attorney near you, go here:

For more information on the Medicaid transfer penalty, click here