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A Glitch In Health Law Would Allow For Larger Medicaid Expansion

By Igor Volsky on June 21, 2011 at 3:00 pm

"A Glitch In Health Law Would Allow For Larger Medicaid Expansion"

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Via the AP: “President Barack Obama’s health care law would let several million middle-class people get nearly free insurance meant for the poor, a twist government number crunchers say they discovered only after the complex bill was signed. The change would affect early retirees: A married couple could have an annual income of about $64,000 and still get Medicaid, said officials who make long-range cost estimates for the Health and Human Services department.”

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