3.2.4 Burial assets

DHA Case No. MGE 211422 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals February 1, 2024) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF A life-insurance funded burial contract (LIFBC or “burial insurance”) can be funded with up to $15,000 and still be exempt for Medicaid eligibility; but an irrevocable funeral trust can only make up to $4,500 truly irrevocable and […] Read more

DHA Case No. MDV 144813 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals Jan. 18, 2013) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF The petitioner in this case spent $195,000 on life-insurance-funded burial contracts (LIFBCs) to become eligible for Medicaid. She bought 13 of them, all for her children and their spouses, at a cost of $15,000 each. The agency […] Read more