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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 34: Liens and encumbrances

Section 34. No lien or encumbrance of any kind except as may be permitted by the Secretary, shall be required from or imposed against the property of any individual prior to his death because of Medicaid benefits paid or to be paid on his behalf except pursuant to the judgment of a court on account of benefits incorrectly paid on behalf of a Medicaid recipient.

The division shall not be required to pay a recording fee for filing a notice of lien or encumbrance or a release or discharge of a lien or encumbrance under this section.