Many Missouri Medicaid Recipients Lose Coverage in Renewal Process

According to an article by the Missouri Independent, over 50,000 Missouri Medicaid recipients have lost coverage in the first two months of the Medicaid renewal process. The renewal process, which was paused during the COVID-19 pandemic, resumed in June 2023. The...

FBI Reports Increase in Elder Fraud in 2022

The FBI recently released its annual elder fraud report for 2022. According to the FBI, losses from elder fraud increased 84 percent in 2022 when compared with the previous year. The losses from fraud in 2022 totaled $3.1 billion and affected over 88,000 people over...

Care Costs Expected to Continue to Rise

A government report projects that costs for nursing home, continuing care retirement communities, and home care will continue to rise in coming years. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) predicts that nursing home and continuing care retirement...

Getting a Replacement Social Security Tax Form

Every January Social Security mails out SSA-1099, or SSA-1042S, tax forms to all Social Security beneficiaries. The forms show what income needs to be reported to the IRS when filing an annual tax return.  The SSA-1042S form only goes out to non-US citizens who live...

We’ve Moved!

Earlier this month, Mitchell, Brown & Associates moved to new offices. We’re still in Kirkwood, but our new address is 418 S. Clay Avenue, Kirkwood, MO 63122. Our new office is one block west of Kirkwood Road behind the Woodbine Center strip mall. To get to the...

MO HealthNet (Missouri Medicaid) Annual Reviews

The Missouri Department of Social Services will begin sending annual renewal letters, starting in April 2023, to check the eligibility of all MO HealthNet/Medicaid recipients. These notices will come through the mail for all MO HealthNet recipients, including those...