You place your mother in a nursing home under the impression that she'd be cared for at all times. Now, you discover that she is ill and continues to suffer from injuries. That's unusual, especially because she was doing fine before. With the additional care, you expect that she lives a healthier life, not one fraught with injuries.
From 2005 to 2008, a series of regulatory overhauls was applied to Medicaid in order to reduce the federal budget. Many of these changes had little impact on recipients who already received coverage, but there were major changes that affected individuals across the spectrum. The most far-reaching of these changes applied to eligibility and liability. While the full scope of changes is too much to cover in a short session, the major issues are worth a quick lesson. Here is what you should know.