The Medicaid rules are complex, and getting Medicaid coverage involves a lot more than just filing an application. An elder law attorney is trained in knowing what those Medicaid rules are. They know the planning techniques that are going to work. They’re going to know what assets can be given away, how they can be given away, if they need to be given away. They will tell you if you need a qualified income trust or not. An elder law attorney is beneficial to make sure that you maximize the amount of assets that you could protect while still getting on Medicaid.