New Missouri law helps disabled, elderly get Medicaid

ST. LOUIS, June 10 (UPI) — Disabled people, seniors and the blind in Missouri will soon be able to save more money and qualify for Medicaid healthcare benefits under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Jay Nixon.
Until now, individual Missourians could only have a maximum $1,000 in savings, or $2,000 for a married couple, in order to be eligible for financial assistance.
The bill …
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