WHAT IS THE MEDICAID SPOUSAL REFUSAL LETTER?
When a married individual applies for Medicaid, the asset limits apply to both spouses, whether or not the assets are jointly owned or owned solely by the spouse that is not apply for Medicaid. The Medicaid Spousal Refusal Letter is drafted and filed with the Department of Social Services (DSS) and allows the spouse not on Medicaid to retain assets in excess of the limit allowed by Medicaid.
RISKS OF A MEDICAID SPOUSAL REFUSAL LETTER:
DSS can sue the spouse to recover the cost of care of the institutionalized spouse. However, this is rarely done and if done can be settled for less than the full value DSS sues for. Please discuss the risks of the Spousal Refusal Letter with one of our attorneys.
HOW MUCH IS A SPOUSAL REFUSAL LETTER?
The Levin Law Group charges $500 for drafting and filing the Medicaid Spousal Refusal Letter with DSS.
ALL OF OUR MEDICAID SERVICES
- Medicaid Planning
- Medicaid Asset Protection Trust ($3,000)
- Pooled Income Trust ($1,000)
- Apply for Medicaid ($3,000)
- Medicaid Package ($5,000)
- Medicaid Spousal Refusal Letter ($500)
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