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May 18, 2022


Community Medicaid in New York State

Note: Medicaid Law Update – October 2021 New York finally adopted several regulations that imposed a major change in Medicaid eligibility. These regulations also introduced a “look-back” period into New York’s state’s Medicaid program. A 30-month look-back provision gives the state the power to review the financial statements of anyone who is applying for home […]

Pooled Income Trusts

How to protect your excess income when receiving community Medicaid A Pooled Income Trust is an option for a disabled individual who has excess income while receiving Community Medicaid Benefits. Here is how it works: Recipients of Community Medicaid – those who receive the assistance of a home health aide – are allowed to keep […]

Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 – Impact on Medicaid

By Andrew M. Lamkin, Esq. On February 8, 2006, President Bush signed into law the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA). The Act reduces federal entitlement spending for Medicaid, among other federal programs. The Medicaid program pays for services for disabled seniors who meet the eligibility requirements. Most commonly, Medicaid pays for the cost of […]