By law, state can collect money from estates of some who get benefits from program for the poor.
While California officials are still reviewing the issue, advocates the federal decision is clear.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a California law eliminating coverage of some healthcare services for the poor is invalid. During a budget crisis in 2009, California lawmakers limited adult dental, podiatry, optometry and chiropractic care under the federal Medicaid program. Medicaid benefits are jointly funded by the federal and state […]