Mortgage payments not an allowable deduction from patient liability.

Topic: Health Law, Decided by Judge Woodard 
Docket Number: ******* , Decision Date: 2015-04-15 
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A recipient of Medicaid under the Nursing Home class of assistance is not entitled to deduct the amount of her mortgage payments from the amount she was required to contribute to the cost of her care pursuant to Federal regulations or the State Medicaid Plan.