5.05.8 Groups and cost sharing

DHA Case No. MPC-13/78330 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals November 1, 2006) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF In Community Waivers cases, countable income is first used in eligibility determinations to place an applicant into a group; then the post-eligibility cost share is calculated based on the formula for that group. In this case, the petitioner’s […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 155113 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals May 14, 2014) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF The issue in this case was whether overnight caregiver costs counted as a remedial expense, which could be deducted from income before determining the cost share. The agency argued these could not be a remedial expense, relying […] Read more

DHA Case No. FCP 197076 (Wis. Div. Hearings and Appeals Feb. 28, 2020) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF In this case, the petitioner had a life estate in two properties, one in California and one in Wisconsin. Both were rented. But Dane County DHS did not reduce the petitioner’s cost share to allow her to pay […] Read more