Reducing a Medicaid Lien

There are three ways to reduce a Medicaid lien.  These strategies can be used separately or in combination. Procurement Costs. Under New Jersey law,[1][SJR1] where a Medicaid recipient settles a case against a third party, the Medicaid lien can be reduced by attorneys’ fees and costs and expenses.  Many lawyers simply ask for and receive…

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Selecting a Nursing Home for Your Loved Ones

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently completed a rating of nearly 16,000 nursing homes throughout the United States.  This was done under the CMS Nursing Home Compare System.  Based on these ratings, the Scripps Howard news service did a statistical analysis.  Many of the findings were interesting.  They included: NON-PROFITS Generally, nursing…

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