Eligible Hoosiers Can Now Open an ABLE Account — in Indiana Eligible Hoosiers can now open an ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience account) as of August 1, 2017. An “eligible” Hoosier is a person who develops a disability before the age of twenty-six (26). The person must have had […]
Family & Social Services Administration Response to Indiana Division of Aging Update Subject: Home and Community-Based Services Modernization The Indiana Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (“INNAELA”) supports the Indiana Division of Aging in its efforts to move funds to support the Indiana plan to age in […]
Alert Indiana Medicaid Rule Changes June, 2017 Medicaid planning with the use of funeral arrangements just became much more difficult in Indiana. These changes are twofold. The first change has to do with the making of funeral arrangements for family members. The old law allowed a Medicaid applicant to purchase […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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