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My friend on Medicaid has Parkinsons. He is a good prospect

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My friend on Medicaid has Parkinsons. He is a good prospect for, and therefore would most likely benefit from a procedure called "deep brain stimulation." He says that Medicaid won't pay for the procedure which, all in, costs between $35k-$50k. Question, is there a way that his friends could pay for the procedure and follow-up costs, without negatively impacting his current benefits?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Finance
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 3 months ago.

Yes. The payments should be made directly to health care providers.

This way, there will be no income in his account to report to Medicaid.

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