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Deadline for Compliance with the Home and Community Based Settings Criteria Extended to March 17, 2022

Deadline for Compliance with the Home and Community Based Settings Criteria Extended to March 17, 2022 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a bulletin on May 9, 2017, extending the compliance requirements for the Medicaid Assisted Living Waiver Program. This is very good news for Hoosiers receiving Medicaid assistance in assisted living facilities in Indiana. The Medicaid Assisted Living Waiver Program will continue to be available for Hoosiers for the next several years. Please click here to review this bulletin. Keith P. Huffman June 2017 ...

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Liens to the left, Liens to the right, You’re the only Bait in Town

Liens to the left, Liens to the right, You’re the only Bait in Town Medicaid Liens In Indiana Apologies to Jimmy Buffet, but not everyone retires to Margaritaville. Indiana has announced it will start placing liens against real property owned by Indiana Medicaid recipients to help protect the Family and Social Service Agencies claims against the estate of deceased Medicaid recipients. Example: Mom goes to the Nursing home. She has a 20-acre field that produces income. She is over age 55. The farm does not count as an asset when she qualified for Medicaid. The State places a lien on her farm. The state can then recover ...

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Assisted Living Waiver Changes

ASSISTED LIVING WAIVER CHANGES Major changes are underway in the Indiana Medicaid program that helps disabled Hoosiers pay for the cost of assisted living care.  There are about 2,500 Hoosiers who pay for their assisted living costs with assistance from Medicaid.  These folks need nursing home level of care and have countable resources of $2,000 or less.  They pay about $735 each month for room and board, and Medicaid pays the facility one of three rates, depending upon how much care the resident receives. Most assisted living providers in Indiana are located in a senior living facility that has independent living, as ...

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Upcoming Events

June 29

Ball State Philanthropy Advisory Council Seminar

June 29, 2017, Muncie, Indiana—Mr. Huffman will speak at the Ball State Philanthropy Advisory Council seminar regarding elder law issues at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

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September 27

Advance Health Care Planning in Indiana

September 27, 2017, --Indianapolis, IN—Mr. Huffman will make a presentation at the annual Indiana Bar Association meeting about Advance Health Care Planning in Indiana.

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