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H.R. 181 (115th): To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to count portions of income from annuities of a community spouse as income available to institutionalized spouses for purposes of eligibility for medical assistance, and for other purposes.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jan 3, 2017.


This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to count as available income, for purposes of determining the Medicaid eligibility of an institutionalized individual, portions of certain annuity income made in the name of the individual's spouse.

The bill does not apply to annuity income from specified pensions and retirement accounts.