Medicaid Medically Needy Programs: An Important Source of Medicaid Coverage
This issue brief provides an overview of Medicaid’s medically needy program; describes how it works for persons with disabilities, the elderly, and low-income families; and highlights some key issues surrounding the program. Included in the paper are hypothetical examples of ways in which individuals can qualify for the medically needy program and are intended for illustrative purposes only.
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