3.2.5.3 1st-party irrevocable trusts

DHA Case No. MGE 190017 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals March 11, 2019) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF When an irrevocable trust is involved, the Department may require documentation needed to determine when assets were added, what distributions have been made, and whether a divestment occurred. In this case, the petitioner applied and disclosed an […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 166562 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals August 21, 2015) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF In general, an irrevocable trust established by either spouse is a countable, available asset if there are any circumstances under which the applicant could receive money from the trust. But this policy does not apply to a […] Read more

DHA Case No. MQB 170244 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals February 8, 2016) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF In general, an irrevocable trust established by either spouse is a countable, available asset if there are any circumstances under which the applicant could receive money from the trust. But this policy does not apply to a […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 198180 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals May 8, 2020) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF In general, an irrevocable trust established by either spouse is a countable, available asset if there are any circumstances under which the applicant could receive money from the trust. But this policy does not apply to a […] Read more

DHA Case No. MGE 201120 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals April 29, 2021) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF When a Medicaid applicant is the grantor of a trust—even an irrevocable trust—it is countable and available “if there are any circumstances under which payment from the trust could be made to or for the benefit of […] Read more