Get Medicaid and its fine print: after-death ‘payback’ from estate

SEATLE TIMES (Dec. 2013) Expanded Medicaid’s fine print – surprise: ‘payback’ from estate after death

Expanded Medicaid’s fine print holds surprise: ‘payback’ from estate after deathAs thousands of state residents enroll in Washington’s expanded Medicaid program, many will be surprised at fine print: After you’re dead, your estate can be billed for ordinary health-care expenses. State officials are scrambling to change the rule.

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