Re: Malpractice setttlement/ Medicaid
On Sat 30 Jul 2005 07:16:51p, Rita wrote in news:ie6oe11sjjc78d7pvae25srliklmtidef7@xxxxxxx:
> On 30 Jul 2005 15:15:18 -0700, "Andy" <andysharpe@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>I suggest you go to misc.legal.moderated which is staffed
>>by a lot of lawyers that know about this stuff...
>>MEDICAID was set up to pay the medical bill of people
>>who are destitute and have damn near no money at all.
>>If a recipient suddenly receives a windfall, that recipient is
>>no longer destitute and will have to pay their own bills. And
>>there is a good chance that they would be required to
>>give the money back to the government for all the FREE
>>CARE they got just prior to their windfall.
> No, Andy, that is not true. They don't have to pay for care
> received before they receive money from some "windfall" source.
It is more true nowdays than you think. Although they may not have to
pay, their estate is likely to have to pay up:
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