Marsha Blackburn

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.