We are asked on these appeals to determine whether a Medicaid lien placed pursuant to Social Services Law § 104-b on the proceeds of a personal injury settlement must be satisfied before those funds may be transferred to a "supplemental needs trust" that complies with EPTL 7-1.12. Applying both Federal and State Medicaid statutes, we conclude that the Department of Social Services (DSS) is entitled...
CRICCHIO v. PENNISI
90 N.Y.2d 296 (1997)
683 N.E.2d 301
660 N.Y.S.2d 679
Patricia Cricchio, Individually and as Guardian ad Litem of Christopher Cricchio, Respondent, v. Joseph A. Pennisi et al., Defendants, and Michael Dowling, as Commissioner of the New York State Department of Social Services, et al., Appellants. James H. Link, as Conservator of the Property of Patricia Gibson, Respondent, v. Town of Smithtown, Defendant, and Suffolk County Department of Social Services, Appellant.
Court of Appeals of the State of New York.https://leagle.com/images/logo.png
Argued February 5, 1997
Decided March 25, 1997.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Robert, Lerner & Robert, Rockville Centre (
Pegalis & Wachsman, P. C., Great Neck (
Black & Black, Commack (
Chief Judge KAYE and Judges BELLACOSA, SMITH, LEVINE, CIPARICK and WESLEY concur.
Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.
- No Cases Found
Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.