Statute of Limitations Does Not Apply to Medicaid Estate Recovery

Posted on: July 15th, 2010
The North Carolina Medicaid program paid a total of $52,575.14 in nursing home costs for Sallie Anthony. After Mrs. Anthony’s death, Anna Thompkins, who would become the Executrix of Anthony’s estate, contacted the State to inquire about its claim for the Medicaid expenditures....

NC Medicaid Beneficiary Liable for Overpayment

Posted on: April 28th, 2010
In this North Carolina Court of Appeals case a Medicaid beneficiary was held liable for overpayment of Medicaid benefits when a newly discovered asset caused her to assets to exceed the resource limit: ...

Purchase Agreement Not Countable Resource for Medicaid

Posted on: November 10th, 2009
This report on the NC case of Estate of Wilson is from the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)’s eNewsletter: Kenneth Wilson was hospitalized from January 7, 2007 through the date of his death on February 22, 2007. While he was hospitalized, his community spouse, Doris, sold her 100% stock ownership in Brothers Deliver Service to her son pursuant to a purchase agreement. ...

Real Property Transfer on Death Act

Posted on: September 15th, 2008
BY CHRIS BURTI, VICE PRESIDENT, SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL, STATEWIDE TITLE, INC. Elder Law is becoming a burgeoning practice area as the Baby Boomer Generation is rapidly beginning to gray out. ...

Medicaid Penalty Changes in NC Effective January 1, 2007

Posted on: December 8th, 2007
On February 8, 2006, the federal government implemented increased restrictions on gifts made before applying for Medicaid coverage. ...

New Medicaid Rules to Start November 1, 2007

Posted on: October 3rd, 2007
I previously blogged about the changes in the federal Medicaid laws that took place last year. The implementation in North Carolina has been delayed several times,...
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