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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: 10 months ago.
Category: Finance
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 10 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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