Community spouse’s total income less than MMMNA; community spouse entitled to keep all of institutionalized spouse’s income and excess assets.
Category: Casey Groff
- Issue is whether MassHealth was correct in determining that appellant’s ownership interest in jointly-held stocks are accessible assets, and therefore countable to appellant in a MassHealth eligibility determination. Appeal is denied.
Exceptional circumstances; medically necessary for husband to reside in assisted living facility; community spouse unable to live at home due to physical limitations and need for a specialized diet; financial duress as he is residing in assisted living facility that leaves him at significant monetary shortfall each month.