Potential Changes to Medicaid Long-Term Care Spousal Impoverishment Rules: States’ Plans and Implications for Community Integration

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Article Publication Date: 
11/15/2018
Summary: 
On Thursday, November 15, 2018, the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) published an issue brief exploring the upcoming changes to spousal impoverishment policies in Federal Medicaid HCBS policy. This report provides an explanation of why spousal impoverishment policies exist, the changes made by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the potential implications of the expiration of these ACA changes.
Article Author: 
Musumec, MaryBeth; O’Malley Watts, Molly
Programs/Initiatives: 
Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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