5.09 Medicare Savings Programs

DHA Case No. MQB 207494 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals May 1, 2023) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF For the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program, benefits cannot begin until the month after the application is processed. In this straightforward case, the petitioner applied but did not complete verification until November 14. ALJ John Tedesco concluded […] Read more

DHA Case No. MOP 197486 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals February 27, 2020) (DHS) ↓ Download PDF To establish an overpayment, the Department has the burden of proof by the preponderance of the evidence. In this case, the issue was whether the petitioner’s husband lived with her or not (if so, her household income […] 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