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Indiana’s New Income Limit Rule and Its Potential Impact on Your Medicaid Eligibility

Posted by AXIOM on  May 8, 2015 
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Category: Medicaid
Beginning June 1, 2014, Indiana implemented a change to its Medicaid eligibility standards for those residing in nursing homes or receiving waivered services. The new rule currently limits the gross income of Medicaid recipients to $2,199.00 per month (updated May, 2015). Each year, this Special Income Level (SIL) may be adjusted. Medicaid recipients whose income exceeded the SIL prior to June 1, 2014, received a written notice from the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration 

Medicaid Denials: Navigating the Appeals Process

Posted by AXIOM on  October 6, 2014 
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Category: Medicaid
The process of qualifying for Medicaid to help pay for nursing home care can be stressful, especially when a denial notice is involved. Fortunately, this isn’t the end of the process. Several options still exist once a Medicaid applicant receives notice of an adverse action. The first option is to simply reapply for benefits. This is ideal when the denial was based on a missed deadline. Medicaid caseworkers must review eligibility of the applicant during