The Department of Health and Human Services released a proposed policy change to increase the deduction allowed a Medicaid recipient’s patient pay amount for a guardianship/ conservatorship fee. Beginning October 1 – if approved – the deduction for guardianship/ conservatorship fee for a Medicaid recipient will be increased from $83.00 to $95.00 per month.
The health care debate has been in large part characterized by rhetoric and misinformation with little discussion on how the House’s American Health Care Act would actually impact states. The Congressional Budget Office – with its poor track record of analyzing proposed legislation – estimates that it would cut Medicaid spending by $800 million over […]
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services recently released its updated Medicaid rules and there have been some slight increases to the minimum and maximum income limits that a community spouse is permitted. If a spouse is admitted to a nursing home and approved for Medicaid benefits, effective July 1, the community spouse is […]