3.3.17 Irrevocable annuities

DHA Case No. MGE 200475 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals February 8, 2021) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF Eligibility for MA begins the first of the month in which the applicant meets all program requirements. In this case, the petitioner planned for a divestment penalty with a Medicaid-compliant annuity, but the final annuity payment occurred […] Read more

DHA Case No. MDV 197185 (Wis. Div. Hearings and Appeals Mar. 2, 2020) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF The petitioner’s husband bought an annuity with a term beyond his life expectancy, which is usually a divestment. The ALJ agreed with the argument, however, that the annuity was bought without the intent to qualify for Medicaid, warranting […] Read more