November 2022

DHA Case No. MRA 135337 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals Feb. 10, 2012) (DHS) ↓ Download the original decision This case was about an apparent conflict in the Medicaid Eligibility Handbook rules. On the one hand, revocable annuities are treated as available assets. On the other hand, the retirement accounts of a community spouse are exempt. […] Read more

DHA Case No. MRA-70/110322 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals May 19, 2010) (DHS) ↓ Download the original decision This case is an example of using the fair hearing process to increase the Community Spouse Resource Allowance (CSRA) beyond the normal limits. At the time of this case, the maximum CSRA would have been something […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 117071 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals Jul. 26, 2011) (DHS) ↓ Download the original decision This case is one example of a marital property avoiding the potential divestment when a community spouse (1) dies, (2) leaves property to someone other than the Medicaid recipient, and (3) the recipient fails to […] Read more