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
- July 20, 2020
This publication identifies ten actions that advocates can take to maximize eligibility and enrollment in Medicaid during and after…