TITLE

New 2009 Federal Poverty Levels will Affect Eligibility for Many Federal Health Programs

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Aging News Alert;2/6/2009, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that eligibility levels for many public benefits, including health benefits for older people and people with disabilities, will be affected by the new U.S. federal poverty level (FPL) guidelines published on January 23, 2009. According to new guidelines, states will be responsible for all Medicare cost-sharing for Medicare Beneficiaries with incomes up to 100% FPL and limited resources.
ACCESSION #
41550737

 

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