Can Medicaid Place A Lien On Property Or Recover Against An Estate?

Aside from the resource rules described above, there are many exemptions, the biggest one being a homestead. However, Medicaid may impose a lien on a recipient`s property under certain limited circumstances. States are also required to seek recovery from estates of Medicaid recipients. There are complex rules on estate recoveries.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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