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Spousal Impoverishment Law

Authored By: Oregon Department of Human Services & Medicaid.gov

If your spouse needs care in a facility, this law allows your spouse to be eligible for Medicaid benefits and lets you protect some of your income and resources.


Link to a PDF with an explanation of Oregon's law: apps.state.or.us

Link to the Medicaid.gov site for an explanation of the federal law: www.medicaid.gov

Last Review and Update: Jul 20, 2016