New Jersey’s Qualified Income Trust Template For many years, Medicaid programs available to elderly and disabled New Jersey residents to help pay for long-term care costs have been quite limited. The Medicaid-Only Medicaid program pays the care costs of nursing home residents. A companion program, Global Options for Long-Term Care, pays care costs for residents.. read more →

There are different rules regarding the imposition and repayment of Medicaid liens prior to funding special needs trusts (as opposed to the imposition and recovery of Medicaid liens from estates of deceased recipients.(Notably, the lien rules are different in the context of institutional liens (see N.J.S.A. 30:4-80.1) and DDD services (see N.J.A.C. 10:7-6.1). The differences.. read more →

In the Estate of Rosa M. Mendoza v. Trenton Psychiatric Hospital and Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services, N.J. App. Div. No. A-1553-07T2 (July 20, 2010), the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, affirmed a decision of NJ’s Department of Human Services (DHS) which approved the recommendation of the Compromise Panel.. read more →