Elder Law

Decision Expands Hardship Exception to Medicaid Denial

, New York Law Journal

In his Elder Law column, Daniel G. Fish writes that many practitioners had dismissed as a mirage the undue hardship exception, under which Medicaid assistance will be available to a nursing home resident despite the transfer of funds within the five-year look back period. A recent decision should lead to a reexamination of the situations in which the exception is applicable.

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Originally appeared in print as 'Tarrytown Hall' Expands Hardship Exception to Medicaid Denial