Blog Posts > Save Up, Not Spend Down: Eliminating the Asset Test for Families in Medicaid and TANF
October 6, 2011

Save Up, Not Spend Down: Eliminating the Asset Test for Families in Medicaid and TANF

It’s time to eliminate the asset test for Medicaid and TANF. Right now low-income West Virginians are required to spend down their assets like retirement accounts before they can qualify for financial assistance like Medicaid. Families are depleting resources that could help in the long-term so they can qualify for short-term assistance. Many other states don’t do this, and West Virginia could save administrative costs and help its low-income families by following their lead. Read

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