Should my mother stop paying her credit card debt now that she is in a nursing home and collecting MassHealth Long-Term Care Benefits (Medicaid)?

As with any legal question, every situation has its own set of unique facts. Generally speaking, your mother has a legal obligation to pay any lawful debt. Despite her MassHealth status, a creditor may obtain a judgment from a court against your mother for failure to pay. However, in the event your mother does not…

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