Protect Your Home From MediCal Estate Recovery

Protect Your Home From MediCal Estate Recovery

  California adopts major reform that will greatly reduce the scope of the state’s MediCal Estate Recovery program.  The new legislation will be in effect beginning on January 1, 2017.   MediCal is a California Medicaid welfare program serving individuals with incomes below 138% of the federal poverty level.  More than 12 million Californians rely on MediCal for health care services.  But when a MediCal beneficiary dies, the state can make a claim against the estate of certain individuals to seek reimbursement for benefits paid.  Deceased beneficiaries who were 55 years of age or older at the time he or...Read more