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Throw Mama From the Train

It just got harder to be old and anything short of wealthy. Chapter 2 of the new Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) focuses exclusively on long-term care under Medicaid and seeks to make it much harder for elders to protect any assets if they are to receive assistance from the federal Medicaid program while in skilled nursing facilities. Adopted in the U.S. Senate by a margin of 51-50 (because Vice


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