ALJ Nancy J. Gagnon

DHA Case No. MRA 135337 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals Feb. 10, 2012) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF The Medicaid Eligibility Handbook contains two apparently conflicting rules. On the one hand, revocable annuities are counted as available assets. On the other hand, the retirement accounts of a community spouse are exempt. In this case, the […] Read more

DHA Case No. MDV 144813 (Wis. Div. of Hearings and Appeals Jan. 18, 2013) (DHS)  ↓ Download PDF The petitioner in this case spent $195,000 on life-insurance-funded burial contracts (LIFBCs) to become eligible for Medicaid. She bought 13 of them, all for her children and their spouses, at a cost of $15,000 each. The agency […] Read more