5May

Certified Medicaid Planner™ Designation Gets National Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2014 Washington, DC – The Certified Medicaid Planner™ Governing Board is pleased to announce that it has received full accreditation by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) – the gold standard in accreditation. The certification known as “Certified Medicaid Planner™” or referred to by its acronym “CMP™” is the...

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15Nov

Major Circuit Court Ruling on Medicaid Compliant Annuities

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals released a favorable Medicaid annuity planning ruling. Occasionally in the area of long-term care Medicaid the states like to overreach. States agree to run Medicaid in a way that is no more restrictive than the federal laws governing Medicaid.  Even still they try to go beyond their federal mandate...

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30Aug

CMP™ Ethical Principles

All program certificants are required to uphold the highest ethical principles. As the premiere standard setting body in the Medicaid Planning field, the CMP™ Governing Board established an ethics panel made up of professional Medicaid Planners.   Together they have formulated a unifying set of client-first principles to guide Certified Medicaid Planners™ in the proper and ethical...

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30Aug

CMP™ Exam Guidelines

The Certification Exam: The CMP™ examination is a 160-question test covering a broad number of Medicaid Planning topics.  The test type is multiple-choice. The test is administered at a local testing site by a professional proctor.  The candidate can choose from a list of pre-approved testing centers.  Most are located a major universities throughout the US. ...

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29Aug

CMP™ Renewal

Renewal Fee: Each year a CMP certificant must pay the annual renewal fee (currently $225). To pay your renewal fee online, click here. Additionall

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Important 2013 Dollar Limits for Medicaid

Medicaid figures are released annually by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), effective at the beginning of the year. The following are important limits for long-term care Medicaid for 2013: Community Spouse Resource Allowance (maximum): $115,920 Community Spouse Resource Allowance (minimum): $23,184 Maximum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance: $2,898 Minimum Monthly Maintenance Needs Allowance...

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21Aug

Court Ruling on DOMA Expands Medicaid for Same-Sex Couples

The good news for same-sex couples is that the rulings handed down on June 26, 2013 by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will expand the definition of spouse for Medicaid purposes to include a same-sex spouse.[1]  The opinion resulted in repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (known as “DOMA”) as it...

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9Aug

Why You Should Become a CMP™

With the growth in the aging population, Certified Medicaid Planners™ are in high demand.  As the need for long-term care services rises, more people are forced to look at Medicaid planning to avoid financial ruin.  Without help, often a patient can overspend on the cost of long-term care — draining valuable resources from the healthy spouse....

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As the premier standard-setting body in the Medicaid Planning field, the CMP™ Governing Board established an ethics panel made up of professional Medicaid Planners.

CMP™ Governing Board
24600 Center Ridge Road, Ste. 270
Westlake, OH 44105
Phone: (844) 314-7851
Fax: (216) 220-1541

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