What to Do When You Get a Medicaid Estate Recovery Letter
Joe called us because he received a letter from Medicaid looking for money. Dad had been on Medicaid for 3 years before he passed away. New Jersey was looking to recoup benefits it paid out on Dad’s behalf to the tune of approximately $150,000. Joe received what is called
An Abandoned Safe with $176,000 – Who’s the Rightful Owner?
Estate recovery is the process by which the State can seek reimbursement of Medicaid benefits it has paid during a person’s lifetime from assets of the probate estate after the Medicaid recipient dies. But, if one must spend down to less than $2000 what is left for the state to
“But the Lady Said Medicaid is Gonna Take My House!!”
It’s an issue we deal with often, especially in our married couple crisis planning cases. We explain to clients how Medicaid works and engineer a plan to get the sick spouse Medicaid without putting the healthy spouse in the poor house. The healthy spouse will keep the home. This is