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Congress to Enact Tighter Medicaid Restrictions

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Congress to Enact Tighter Medicaid Restrictions

Congress to Enact Tighter Medicaid Restrictions

Congress to Enact Tighter Medicaid Restrictions

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Congress is preparing to place stricter limits on who can qualify for Medicaid. It's an effort to lower the program's exploding costs for nursing home care. One target: wealthy people who give away assets in order to qualify for Medicaid help for nursing home care. The problem is, there's no evidence that people do this, and some analysts believe the new restrictions could place new burdens on the very people the program seeks to help — the poor.