Monthly Archives: June 2014

Medicaid Member Update Clarifies How Wisconsin Will Implement New Estate Recovery Rules, Leaves Members in the Dark on Community Spouse Divestment.

A “Member Update” publication dated June 13, 2014 arrived in the mailboxes of Medicaid recipients last week. We received copies in my office on behalf of some clients. You can read a copy here.  This update clarifies that Wisconsin’s new … Continue reading

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Do Spousal Impoverishment Protections Apply to Same-sex Married Couples?

Updated! On October 6, 2014, the United States Supreme Court refused to review the lower court decision finding Wisconsin’s same-sex marriage prohibition unconstitutional. In plain language this means that the decision stands, and same-sex marriage is legal in Wisconsin!   … Continue reading

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