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In the past several years, especially since COVID, the Medicaid application process has become more lengthy and time consuming.  More documents are now required in order to achieve Medicaid approval than ever before.  The 16 page application is the easy part but I always tell people that you must have your ducks

As I have written about frequently in this blog, when applying for Medicaid an applicant must establish by documentary evidence that he or she did not transfer assets in the 5 year period directly before the requested start date for benefits.  Any  transfers made for which product or service of equal value

In this third post of 3, I continue the discussion about second marriages and Medicaid and more specifically how to handle a fraudulent marriage.  Last week I explained that if we make every effort to get the documentation from an ex-spouse for the Medicaid application process, regulations provide that the application

Last month in this blog I updated you on some of the new Social Security and Medicare numbers for 2022.  With a cost of living adjustment (COLA) of 5.9% as a result of higher inflation, next year’s increase is the largest in some time. Many other federal programs are tied to the

In last week’s post I told you about two calls I received regarding Medicaid.  In each case the caller was concerned about how credit card charges on a Medicaid applicant’s card affects eligibility. A common misconception about Medicaid is that debts affect eligibility.  Not true, at least in the sense that the State