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Interpretation of "and" for conditions on when a law applies to a person

In the example given, both elements must be established. This is the most common meaning of the word "and" in a statute or rule or contract or other writing, but there are times when "...
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Hiring senior family members to get them free medicare

Since Medicare and Medicaid are US federal government programs, I assume you are referring to US Medicare. What you describe is theoretically possible: a person has worked in the US but is 4 quarters ...
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When I change my status, do I need to report public benefits received before October 15, 2019?

Thirty months is two and a half years, so 30 months ago was April, 2018. Since April 2018 is before October 15, 2019, you do not need to report your use of Medicaid in April 2018. The note means just ...
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Why is Medicare not included in the entities of policy change for CMS?

Medicare is financed and administered entirely by the federal government. Thus, CMS doesn't need to tell anyone else how the program should be administered, it just administers it itself as it sees ...
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Does Jimmo Settlement Agreement of 2013 also apply to Medicaid?

The Jimmo Settlement Agreement (2013) is a consent decree reached in a federal class action court case, not a statute. It applies only to Medicare. It does not apply to Medicaid. This makes sense ...
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What happens to the heirs/successors of Medicaid recipients who are members of Special Needs Trusts?

Can Medicaid come after heirs/successors? If she has assets (for instance she owns her house and her care completely) can they come after those? Medicaid is frequently described as a grant program, ...
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