Medicaid Compliant Annuity
Help clients in crisis preserve their hard-earned assets and accelerate their Medicaid eligibility with this powerful solution. We also provide the support and resources you need to efficiently and effectively make this product part of your practice.
A Medicaid Compliant Annuity (MCA) is a spend-down tool used in crisis planning. It’s a single premium immediate annuity that converts excess funds into an income stream with no cash value. When properly structured, an MCA accelerates Medicaid eligibility, while protecting your client’s assets.
When to Consider a Medicaid Compliant Annuity
This innovation solution is designed for those currently experiencing the financial burden of long-term care and is appropriate when:
- The client resides in a facility
- They have exhausted Medicare or LTCI benefits
- They are paying out of pocket for care
- They have excess countable assets
Medicaid Compliant Annuity Rules
The payment amount, term, and parties of the annuity contract cannot be altered.
The contract cannot be assigned to another party or sold on the secondary market.
The term of the annuity must be fixed and equal to or shorter than the owner’s Medicaid life expectancy.
The annuity must provide equal monthly payments with no deferral or balloon payments.
In most cases, the state Medicaid agency must be named primary beneficiary for benefits paid on behalf of the institutionalized person.
WHY USE AN MCA?
The Medicaid Compliant Annuity is a revolutionary spend-down product backed by our insurance carriers and structured with proven strategies to accelerate eligibility. Discover why you should use this specialized solution for your crisis planning clients.
We’ll take your client’s unique case facts and develop a custom solution using a Medicaid Compliant Annuity. This proposal includes a strategy to accelerate eligibility, an annuity recommendation, and the projected economic results.
How is the annuity funded? What is needed to obtain a quote? What is needed to complete the application paperwork? Dive into the details and get answers to our most commonly asked questions on the product and our process.
This income-only, single premium immediate annuity is designed to work within the context of the Medicaid program.
- Available in 49 states plus D.C. with terms as low as two months
- Exclusive carriers not found anywhere else
- A-rated carriers available
- Minimum investment of $5,000
- Maximum issue age of 100
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