MassHealth Rules

Medicaid Forces Insurance Spend Down

When speaking with groups about Medicaid (MassHealth) planning, I often get asked about life insurance policies and how they will be treated when applying for MassHealth benefits. Many people simply… more...

Important MassHealth Numbers for 2013

MassHealth Asset Limits To qualify for MassHealth (Medicaid in Massachusetts) for long-term care coverage the applicant can only have $2,000 in their name. The ‘community spouse,’ the healthy… more...

Medicaid Case Highlights Risk of Transferring Assets

A recent court ruling in New York found the grandchildren of a nursing home resident liable for over $250,000 after a ‘fraudulent conveyance’ rendered her insolvent and ineligible for Medicaid. more...