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 […]
Can Mom Get A Free Cell Phone? The answer is yes for Indiana Medicaid recipients and others. The Assurance Wireless Lifeline Cell Phone Service is available for free to participants in the following programs: Medicaid Food Stamps/SNAP Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Federal Public Housing Assistance or Section 8 Low […]
The New and Improved POST form in Indiana On November 17, 2016, the Indiana Department of Health changed the Indiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (“POST Form”). We believe these changes will enhance the use of the POST Form in Indiana. The POST Form is intended for folks facing […]
Eligible Hoosiers Can Now Open an ABLE Account – in Ohio Eligible Hoosiers can now open an ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience account) courtesy of the State of Ohio. An “eligible” Hoosier is a person who develops a disability before the age of twenty-six (26). The person must have […]
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