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Poverty-related group for the aged and disabled

The enactment of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1986 (OBRA 86) offered States an option for covering persons whose income exceeds SSI or 209(b) levels. (CRS Report, How Medicaid Works: Program Basics, January 4, 2006). This option allows States to cover aged and disabled individuals with incomes up to 100 percent of FPL. In 2001, there were 21 States using this option.

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