She only had about 800 dollars in it. If I have death certificate and the next of kin can I retrieve it.
Medicaid has a lien on - and can take - all your mother's assets, including the bank account (called Estate Recovery). If you seek to recover that money, the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (which administers Medicaid in Oklahoma) would be able to come back to you for the amount in her account. Sorry to bring you bad news, but it is better to know ahead of time what Medicaid can do.
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