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
- April 28, 2021
NHeLP comments in support of Senators Brown, Casey, and Hassan and Representative Dingell's HCBS Access Act discussion draft.
- December 10, 2020
A Quick and Easy Method of Screening for Medicaid Eligibility under the Pickle Amendment: 2021 Update
A Quick and Easy Method of Screening for Medicaid Eligibility under the Pickle Amendment: 2021 Update" is a screening…
- August 11, 2020
The Families First maintence of effort provision not only prohibits states from disenrolling individuals, but it ensures that services…