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Federal government doesn't like the idea but can't stop it
By Nancy Metcalf
Thanks to the new health care law, millions more people now qualify for free health care under an expansion of the Medicaid program. Unfortunately, some of those people may end up having their homes seized by their state goverment after they die. Specifically, that risk applies to new Medicaid recipients 55 and older who live in 10 states: California, Colorado, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, and Rhode Island.
By Andrew Blankstein
Tracey Helton's descent into the world of opiates began at 17, when she had her wisdom teeth pulled and was prescribed Vicodin.
By Allison Bell
A health law expert says patients may have a hard time using the new federal mental health benefits parity requirements.