Archive for the ‘Massachusetts trust cases’ Category

Superior Court judgment in favor of Appellant

Fair Hearing Decision 1409671

11172014 letter to hearing officer

July 15, 2014 MassHealth memo; Appeal 1407381 (Office of Medicaid issued same memo as in spouse’s earlier trust denial case)

Appellant’s memo on Appeal 1409671

affidavit of bankruptcy trustee

11122014 exhibits

MassHealth response to Appellant’s memo

Second Memorandum of Appellant

Third Memorandum of Appellant

Subpoena Requests:

subpoenas denied

Subpoena Duces Tecum

refusal to honor subpoena

Letter to Hearing Officer Requesting Subpoena

subpoena again denied

further subpoena and due process denials

Misrepresentations by Office of Medicaid:

Shelales was not a trust case. shelales-v-director-of-the-off-of-med

M.G.L. c. 203, s. 25A was repealed in 2008. MGL c. 203 s. 25A

HCFA 64 still applies to irrevocable trusts. HCFA Transmittal 64 – Sec. 3257 – 3259

Cases cited in Appellant’s memo (Massachusetts trust cases):

Dana v. Gring

cohen-v-commissioner-of-the-division-of-medical-asst

lebow-v-commissioner-of-the-div-of-med

guerriero-v-commissioner

Memorandum of Decision (Doherty v Medicaid)

Medicaid Brief (Doherty v Medicaid)

Cases cited in Appellant’s memo (non-Massachusetts trust cases):

lewis v alexander

verdow-v-sutkowy

u s v powell

Rev Rul 2008-22

Cases cited in Appellant’s memo (Administrative consistency cases):

boston-gas-co-v-department-of-public-utilities-2

davila-bardales-v-ins

mendez-barrera-v-holder

Key MUTC provisions affecting irrevocable income-only trusts:

key MUTC provisions

Previous position of Office of Medicaid on trust and transfer issues:

04-29-1992 DMA memo re trust and transfer issues