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Gift to Children

October 23, 2009

Appellant gave total of $7500.00 to children. Gifts were to help children in financial difficulties, avoid bankruptcy, avoid re-possession of motorcycle, fuel, etc. DSS claimed that gifts were transfers for less than fair market value and imposed a penalty. Hearing Officer held that the transfers to the children made by appellant were made for reasons other than qualifying for Medicaid.

Fair Hearing Decision 10-23-09 (PDF)