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The Seattle Times health-care team tracks the local impact of the Affordable Care Act.

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December 18, 2013 at 7:15 PM

Rule to limit asset recovery for Medicaid enrollees coming by Dec. 31

The state’s Health Care Authority says it expects it will take until Dec. 31 to file an emergency rule to amend estate-recovery rules for Medicaid, the subject of a story in The Seattle Times this week. The state issued notice Monday that it would amend the policy to avoid “unintended consequences” for people enrolling…

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December 16, 2013 at 6:17 PM

State will change asset recovery policy for Medicaid enrollees

The state issued notice Monday that it will amend its estate recovery policy to avoid “unintended consequences” for people who enroll in Medicaid for health care under the expansion made possible by the Affordable Care Act. A story in The Seattle Times Monday detailed how some low-income Washington state residents applying for health insurance through Medicaid…

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