Online Fundraising May Affect Medicaid Eligibility

Online Fundraising May Affect Medicaid Eligibility | Ronald A. Fatoullah

By Ronald A. Fatoullah, Esq. and Yan Lian Kuang-Maoga, Esq.

{2:44 minutes to read} A medical crisis obviously causes emotional strain but often can be a financial burden for the sick and his or her family as well. In this age of technology, many online fundraising methods are available to secure financial support for the individual suffering from an illness. These methods can reach many people very quickly and therefore often result in significant funds being raised. While these fundraising efforts are great options to secure financial support for those affected, such fundraising accounts must be set up properly so as not to affect the medical benefits of the intended beneficiary.