Tuesday, October 25, 2005

NPR: Bush Medicaid Proposal Criticized

The Bush administration and the nation's governors want to close loopholes that allow middle- and upper-class senior citizens to stash assets in order to qualify for Medicaid-paid nursing home care. But consumer advocates say some of the changes could disqualify innocent seniors who help their grandchildren pay for college or give to their churches, then need care later on.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/2005/10/npr_bush_medica.html

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