Skip to comments.Health law tricky for parents of kids on Medicaid
Posted on 01/28/2014 6:04:46 AM PST by artichokegrower
Families shopping for health insurance through the new federal marketplace are running into trouble getting everyone covered when children are eligible for Medicaid but their parents are not.
Children who qualify for Medicaid, the safety-net program for the poor and disabled, can't be included on subsidized family plans purchased through the federal marketplace, a fact that is taking many parents by surprise and leaving some kids stuck without coverage.
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Now wait a minute. Your daughter is an accomplished equestrian jumper but qualifies for Medicaid? I thought it was the safety net for the "poor and disabled".
horses are not cheap. Maybe she’s mentally disabled.
Probably the Medicaid administration is the mentally challenged (disabled is coded racism} part of the equation.