1 Applications and Renewals

DHA Case No. FCP 210973 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals January 16, 2024) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF Family Care enrollment can be backdated if agency error by the ADRC or IM causes unreasonable delay. In this case, the petitioner’s authorized representative failed to complete his renewal: she “apparently left employment with her payee company, […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 209929 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals January 12, 2024) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF Family Care enrollment can be backdated if agency error by the ADRC or IM causes unreasonable delay. In this case, the ADRC sent the Community Waivers referral to IM on June 16, but “for reasons unclear” IM […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 209925 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals January 12, 2024) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF Family Care enrollment can be backdated if agency error by the ADRC or IM causes unreasonable delay. In this case, the petitioner was eligibile on July 6 but not enrolled until July 21 because the ADRC mistakenly […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 209869 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals January 12, 2024) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF In general, the ADRC has 30 days from the date of request to determine functional eligibility or provide notice of a delay; IM has 30 days from the date of application to determine financial eligibility. In this […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 209037 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals November 14, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF The Department may backdate Family Care enrollment when there is an agency error that causes an unreasonable delay. In this case, the petitioner was found eligible in December of 2022 and the MCO received her enrollment form […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 209328 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals December 5, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An application for Institutional MA can be backdated up to three months before the month of application. The MEH provides that an application faxed and received by the agency after business hours counts as filed on the […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 209372 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals August 11, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF In general, a member must have at least ten days to provide required verification during a renewal. In this case, the agency sent a notice on July 3 requesting verification by July 10. Although he should have […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 210503 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals December 19, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF After enrollment in a long-term care Medicaid program, the institutionalized spouse must spend down or transfer resources to the community spouse to get below $2,000 by the first renewal. In this case, the petitioner failed to do […] Read more

DHA Case No. MDV 209376 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals October 27, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF Institutional MA eligibility can be backdated up to three months prior to the the month of application. In this case, the petitioner requested an asset assessment in January 2023 but didn’t apply until May. ALJ Peter McCombs […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 210319 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals October 20, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF In general, all available assets are counted and counted assets are not reduced by outstanding debt. In this case, the petitioner had excess assets at her renewal and an overpayment claim that was pending but not yet […] Read more

DHA Case No. MDV 210996 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals December 27, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF The penalty period for divestments reported or discovered during the COVID-19 does not begin until “the member’s next renewal that occurs after April 1, 2023.” In this case, the petitioner sold her house in January 2023 and […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 208334 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals July 3, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An ALJ may propose that Family Care enrollment be backdated only if the enrollment date was unnecessarily delayed by the ADRC or IM. In this case, the petitioner applied December 29, 2022 and the agency inaccurately processed […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 192893 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals November 5, 2019) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An ALJ may issue a proposed decision asking the DHS Secretary to backdate enrollment in Family Care if the normal enrollment date was unnecessarily delayed by either the ADRC or Income Maintenance. In this case, both the […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 207387 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals March 30, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF An ALJ may issue a proposed decision asking the DHS Secretary to backdate enrollment in Family Care if the normal enrollment date was unnecessarily delayed by either the ADRC or Income Maintenance. In this case, both the […] Read more

DHA Case No. MQB 209768 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals November 14, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF QMB benefits normally begin on the first of the month after the month the person is determined eligible. In this case, the petitioner became eligible for Medicare in June but did not finish verification until July 5, […] Read more