Charles Boustany

House bill would tighten Medicaid eligibility for long-term care

House bill would tighten Medicaid eligibility for long-term care

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A new House bill would reduce the amount of home equity that is exempted when determining Medicaid eligibility for long-term care. The "Medicaid Program Integrity Act of 2013" would give states the option of setting the home equity exemption as low as $50,000.

Lawmakers threaten subpoena over Affordable Care Act PR campaign

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Republican members of the House Ways and Means Committee have threatened to subpoena federal health officials to gain access to public relations contracts related to the Affordable Care Act.