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New Medicare guidance guarantees that same-sex married couples can live in the same nursing home

New Medicare guidance guarantees that same-sex married couples can live in the same nursing home

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Nursing homes may see more same-gender married couples in the near future in light of federal regulators' first guidance in response to a recent change in the Defense of Marriage Act.

Supreme Court's DOMA ruling expands long-term care insurance options in California

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Some same-sex couples in the nation's most populous state will have expanded access to long-term care, following two historic U.S. Supreme Court decisions announced Wednesday.