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Medicaid-Related Provisions in the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999


In December, the President signed into law the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999, which includes provisions that will give states additional options for extending Medicaid coverage to working disabled individuals. This memo presents an overview of the eligibility options offered under the new legislation (Publication #2187). A related publication, Medicaid Eligiblity for Individuals with Disabilities (Publication #2150), provides a general overview of federal Medicaid eligibility policy for the low-income disabled population.


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