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THE HILL: For adults with disabilities, Medicaid expansion works

2019-02-04
By: SD Network
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For many adults with disabilities, it's often a struggle determining whether or not it's worth it to work.  Many would like to, but if they exact too much money, they not only their Supplement Security Income (SSI), but, more importantly, they also lose Medicaid coverage.  Thankful to the Affordable Care Act, some states are now required to  offer Medicaid to everyone under age 65 with incomes below 138 percent of the federal poverty level, regardless of disability or employment status.  This opinion article explains how even though  some states are enacting new barriers for eligibility, the Medicaid expansion still works for people with disabilities.

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