Probably not, no. Medicaid has a five-year lookback period, and most transfers of assets for below market value during that time will result in a period of non-coverage.
Note that I am not your attorney, and this posting does not create an attorney-client relationship between myself and any other party. This posting also does not constitute legal advice. Instead, it is meant to broadly describe the state of the law, and point you towards resources you can use to fully answer your question.
Any transfer for less than fair market value is considered a gift for purposes of Medicaid eligibility. Therefore, the fair market value - amount sold for = amount of gift. There may be other options, however, whereby your mother could sell an interest in the mobile home for the value of the interest (e.g., a life estate, etc.). Don't forget that so long as your mother is in the nursing home, her mobile home will not be counted towards her Medicaid eligibility. You should consult with a local elder law attorney with experience in Medicaid qualification who can discuss all of your options.
This is NOT legal advice. There is no attorney-client relationship formed by my response to your question. I am not your attorney. You should seek the advice of a local attorney with experience in the applicable area of law.
Less than fair market value is considered as a gift typically and would give rise to a penalty.
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