My mother remarried later in life and has always kept her life savings in her own name. They also have a prenuptial agreement. Her second husband is now in a nursing home. Will she lose her life savings?

The Medicaid law does not care if this is a second marriage and does not care if they have a prenuptial agreement. They are treated like any other married couple and your mother's life savings is at risk of being spent down to the Medicaid allowance levels.

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