Health Network Alert: Has Your State Expanded Spousal Impoverishment Protections?

(3/6/2014) Starting in 2014, all states must extend impoverishment protections to spouses of home and community-based services (HCBS) waiver participants.  Spousal impoverishment protections prevent one spouse from experiencing severe poverty when the other spouse has qualified for certain kinds of Medicaid coverage.

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NSCLC staff are available to help advocates with answers to questions about program rules and requirements, reviewing and analyzing pleadings, commenting on proposed litigation, assisting in the formulation of strategies, drafting opinion letters and providing memoranda, articles and other written materials.