CA’s improved Medi-Cal estate recovery law now in effect

The new rules adopted by lawmakers limit [Medi-Cal estate] recovery to the federal minimum. That means the state can make claims only for costs primarily related to nursing home care and “home- and community-based services,” such as adult day health care and a pilot program testing the use of assisted living as a Medi-Cal benefit.

Read the full “Ask Emily” Article on Kaiser Health News.

Read more about the changes in Medi-Cal estate recovery from NHeLP’s Lessons Learned from California.

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