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Coalition seeks input on Medicaid waivers for AD and dementia

Via the Eldebar listserv: A grass roots effort has begun in California around the issue of Alzheimers Disease (AD) and Dementias not being covered by Medi-Cal due to a carve out from a Waiver and therefore not considered a mental… … Continue reading

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Irrevocable Trusts and Medicaid – Part 2

     In last week’s blog post I was talking about a call I received about Mary, who is now in a nursing home.  She has spent her assets towards her care and the only source of payment left is … Continue reading

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New Medicaid Guidance Gives States More Flexibility On Abortion

On Friday, January 19, 2018, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a State Medicaid Director Letter restoring state flexibility to establish reasonable standards for their Medicaid programs regarding abortion The letter rescinds State Medicaid Directors Letter #16-005 … Continue reading

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Income Requirements for Medicaid

“A look at what happens to assets when one spouse needs Medicaid.” Read more detail on Recent Tax Law posts –

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Releases Chicagoland Hospital Rankings

The results from this year’s Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings report have been released and the results are mixed for Chicago. For many hospitals, Medicare and Medicaid are the single largest payers for … Continue reading

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