RD248 - Medicaid Liens - October 2012

Executive Summary:
Item #307 WWW of the 2012 Appropriations Act directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) to develop a plan to strengthen its authority to recover the cost of providing long-term care services to Medicaid recipients through the use of liens. As part of development of the plan, the Department is required to survey other state Medicaid programs to obtain information on the most effective strategies to use when imposing liens and determine additional resources that might be needed, as well as the potential cost-savings that might be achieved.