3.4.4 Non-trust income

DHA Case No. MED-40/46891 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals March 29, 2001) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF In a spousal impoverishment case, the Wisconsin administrative code provides that funds “expressly set aside” for burial expenses are not countable. In this case, the petitioner’s attorney told the county agency, in writing, that $3,000 in a certain […] Read more

DHA Case No. MRA 167179 (Wis. Div. Hearings and Appeals Dec. 11, 2015) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF This decision contains the classic “name on the check” rule. If income is paid only to the name of the community spouse, it is not countable as income to the institutionalized spouse—even if the income is from an […] Read more