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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.
Topics:Long Term Services and Supports
Populations:Aging/Older Adults; Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Physical Disabilities; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Sources:Kaiser Family Foundation
Programs/Initiatives:Affordable Care Act (ACA)
- Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/70901