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View Diary: My ACA Success Story - with a caveat! Read and learn from my mistake. :) (177 comments)

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    RenaRF, Phoebe Loosinhouse

    they were only looking at income and family size for the medicaid expansion.

    Did you apply through the exchange?  

    •  This is true - there is no asset test (1+ / 0-)
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      in the expanded Medicaid.

      But beware if you are over 55 since it seems that some states can and will do estate recovery liens for the care/premiums that is provided on your behalf between the ages of 55-65.

      This issue has been raised a number of times on this site and I see it as one of the greatest most unfair flaws in the entire program. And NO I am not just talking about just nursing home and long term care.

      “Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.” FDR

      by Phoebe Loosinhouse on Wed Nov 20, 2013 at 07:52:59 AM PST

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