Ohio Court Deems Patient's Trust As An Asset Against Medicaid Eligibility

Ohio Court Deems Patient's Trust As An Asset Against Medicaid Eligibility

AKRON, Ohio - The Ninth District Ohio Court of Appeals on April 11 affirmed the denial of Medicaid nursing home benefits by the Summit County Department of Job and Family Services (DJFS) because the plaintiff had more than $1,500 in resources in her bank account and a revocable trust (Elma Gsellman v. Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, et al.,  No. 25954, Ohio App., 9th Dist., Summit Co.; 2012 Ohio App. LEXIS 1421).

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