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inheritance and medicaid

Posted on: 26th Dec, 2012 05:02 am
my daughter is on disability and stands to inherit $60,000 plus what will happen to her assistance?
Hi mbezzler!

Welcome to forums!

If your daughter is receiving the Social Security Disability (SSD), then no matter what her age is, she is most likely also receiving Medicare benefits. This is not a means tested program. Thus, the eligibility for this program is not affected by any change in her assets or income. Thus, it means that any money she receives from a settlement in a lawsuit or by an inheritance will not affect her benefits.

Feel free to ask if you've further queries.

Posted on: 26th Dec, 2012 06:46 pm
Hi mbezzler,

I agree with Sussane. The inheritance may not affect her disability benefits.
Posted on: 27th Dec, 2012 07:47 pm
Im in a wheelchair for 22 years and receive disability ,medicare and KanCare Medicaid and received an inheritance of 120,000 what will they take if not all
Posted on: 23rd Mar, 2013 10:58 am
Hi Jim,

There are chances that the inheritance amount may be taken over by the Medicaid in order to recover their dues.
Posted on: 24th Mar, 2013 09:13 pm
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