Appeal 1800448

Fair Hearing Decision 1800448

MassHealth application denied because verifications not submitted; missing verifications were assets of community spouse; community spouse’s refusal to cooperate with application process cannot be basis for denial of MassHealth application; appellant is mentally incompetent to assign rights of support to MassHealth.

Appeal 1216920

Fair Hearing Decision 1216920

Community spouse refused to disclose her assets (assets held by her individually); community spouse had assigned to MassHealth the institutionalized spouse’s rights to support; community spouse’s responsibility to disclose assets held individually is waived if the institutionalized spouse’s right to support from the community spouse has been assigned to the state; MassHealth ordered to proceed with substantive determination of eligibility.