Maine Revised Statutes

§3173-E. Treatment of joint bank accounts in Medicaid eligibility determinations

When determining eligibility for Medicaid, the department shall establish ownership of joint bank accounts in accordance with Title 18-A, section 6-103, subsection (a). If the department determines that funds were withdrawn from a joint account without the consent of the applicant and the applicant owned the funds, the person to whom the funds were transferred is a liable 3rd party and the department shall pursue recovery of the funds in accordance with section 14. The department shall adopt rules to implement this section. [1993, c. 410, Pt. FF, §9 (NEW).]

1993, c. 410, §FF9 (NEW).