Health Network Alert: MAGI Medicaid and Estate Recovery: CMS Issues State Medicaid Director Letter

(2/27/2014) In a letter to State Medicaid Directors, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) addressed questions on the application of estate recovery rules to MAGI Medicaid individuals who are eligible for LTSS.

The agency noted the chilling effect estate recovery may have on MAGI Medicaid enrollment, and stated that the agency is exploring options to eliminate estate recovery for instances other than receipt of LTSS.

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