Can a Spouse Refuse to Cooperate in the MassHealth Application Process?

Must both spouses always cooperate when there is a MassHealth Application for one of them? Join us to learn about when an individual may refuse to cooperate on their spouse‚Äôs MassHealth application, and whether that is a good idea. We will be joined by our guest speaker Attorney Jamie Knudson from Knudsen Burbridge, PC. in Wakefield, Massachusetts. In this webinar we will be covering: Is … Continue reading Can a Spouse Refuse to Cooperate in the MassHealth Application Process?

Walking Through the Long-Term Care MassHealth Application for an Unmarried Person

The MassHealth application is an intimidating document that takes into consideration many aspects of the applicants situation. It can be a daunting task to fill out and submit the application without a thorough understanding of what MassHealth is looking for from the applicant. Join us for some insight into how the MassHealth application should be approached for an unmarried individual. We will be joined by … Continue reading Walking Through the Long-Term Care MassHealth Application for an Unmarried Person

The Treatment of Irrevocable Trusts in Massachusetts by MassHealth After the Daley and Fournier Decisions

MassHealth lawyers have made arguments in the past that if you place your home in an irrevocable trust but still reside in your home then the asset is countable when it comes to MassHealth qualification. They have also concocted ways that trusts could be abused so that the elderly person can “have their cake and eat it too.” The Supreme Judicial Court decisions in the … Continue reading The Treatment of Irrevocable Trusts in Massachusetts by MassHealth After the Daley and Fournier Decisions