Is there a Medicaid payback after a beneficiary’s death?

If the beneficiary was receiving Medicaid benefits, Medicaid can file a claim for a payback upon their death, and any premiums paid as part of the Medicaid Buy-In Program can be deducted from the balance left. You can learn more about Washington’s process for the Medicaid recovery here. If a beneficiary has passed away, the executor of his or her estate should complete a Death of Beneficiary Form.