Rhode Island Justice Says Disabled Man Eligible For Medicare Premium Assistance

(June 26, 2023, 8:41 AM EDT) -- PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island justice reversed a decision by the state Office of Health and Human Services (OHHS) that found a disabled man ineligible to receive benefits under the state’s Medicare Premium Payment Program (MPPP), finding that OHHS’s determination that the man’s income exceeded the limit for a family of two rather than three to include his daughter, was “contrary to the plain meaning of the applicable statutes.”...

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