(7/7/11) CMS has issued a letter to state Medicaid directors entitled “Same Sex Partners and Medicaid Liens, Transfer of Assets, and Estate Recovery.” The letter identifies strategies states may employ to broaden the federal law’s narrow application of protections that extend to certain spouses of Medicaid beneficiaries. Read the Issue Brief – CMS on Spousal Impoverishment (July 2011)
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NSCLC’s Paul Nathanson writes in a New America Media blog that it is crucial that the Social Security Administration communicate with individuals in language that people understand.
Reneto Wilkins lost his SSI benefits and assessed $18,000 in overpayments when he had too much in savings… Read More.
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