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The "lookback period" for Medicaid eligibility is 5 years. So that means that you need to get everything out of your name at least 5 years before you apply for Medicaid in order to protect it from their rules about only having $2K in total assets and them being able to lien your home.
You could outright transfer title to your children, and then just continue to live there. Or you could transfer the house into an irrevocable trust with a child being the trustee and them being the beneficiaries after you pass..
The main point is to get everything out of your name at least 5 years before applying, so you are legally "broke" and they will then kick in to pay for all your care instead of you having to drain all the assets you have worked to save and accumulate over they years on your care..