Questions and answers about how to appeal decisions by the Alaska Department of Human Services when it denies, reduces, or delays your public benefits such as SNAP, Medicaid, or others.
A Miller Trust (or irrevocable income trust) allows people who are over-income for Medicaid to become income-eligible by limiting their access to their own income by placing it in the hands of another party (the “trustee). This brochure gives an overview of Miller Trusts and issues to consider in deciding if this is the best option to meet health care needs.
A Miller Trust, also known as a "qualifiying income trust" is a type of trust that allows a person to be eligible for Medicaid even if his income is above the Medicaid limits. The trust document itself must be written by an attorney - but here you can find information about what a trust is, why -- or why not -- a trust might be helpful, how to set up a trust and how it works.