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Why Is Medicaid Planning Relevant If I’m Healthy?

Medicaid is a need-based, government run health insurance program that pays for most of the nursing home care that is received by seniors in the United States. 150 more words

Medicaid Planning: What Can the Healthy Spouse Keep?

Medicaid planning is important for many senior citizens, and this may surprise you. The reason why Medicaid is relevant is because Medicare does not pay for living assistance. 147 more words

Calif. Advocates Hail Coverage Of Children In State Illegally, Seek Inclusion Of Adults

ANAHEIM, Calif. — When Fabiola Ortiz heard California had granted health coverage to poor children lacking legal immigration status, she felt grateful. Since arriving in the U.S. 1,062 more words

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Gov. Chris Christie' governing history ... on 3/2011

– NEW JERSEY: Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) budget raised taxes on the working poor and middle-class by cutting the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit and homestead rebates — yet still found money for lucrative corporate tax cuts. 57 more words

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California Healthline: Auditor's Report Shows 'Symbiotic Relationship' in Medi-Cal Managed Care

by David Gorn

The seeming reluctance by state officials to closely monitor Medi-Cal managed care plans is troubling, said Gerald Kominski, director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. 141 more words

Seniors

NY Times: Medicare and Medicaid at 50

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD

Medicare and Medicaid, the two mainstays of government health insurance, turn 50 this month, having made it possible for most Americans in poverty and old age to get medical care. 108 more words

Seniors

Medicaid & Residence in a Revocable Trust

A revocable trust could cause you to lose Medicaid benefits

If you are contemplating creating a revocable trust and a Medicaid application in the not too distant future, you should seek competent legal counsel to explain the interaction a revocable trust has with Medicaid eligibility rules. 308 more words

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