This issue brief was jointly authored by California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), Justice in Aging, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), National Health Law Program (NHeLP), and Western Center on Law & Poverty to raise awareness about the counterproductive nature of Medicaid estate recovery. Medicaid coverage should support low and middle-income families, but estate recovery perpetuates poverty and inequality in exchange for a minimal financial benefit to states.
Medicaid Estate Claims: Perpetuating Poverty & Inequality for a Minimal Return
- May 17, 2021
To be eligible for full-scope Medicaid coverage, an individual must be a United States citizen or national or hold…
- August 11, 2020
The Families First maintence of effort provision not only prohibits states from disenrolling individuals, but it ensures that services…