Summary: S.3106 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (09/25/1990)

Spousal Impoverishment Improvement Act - Amends the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988 to extend Medicaid spousal impoverishments protection to individuals who entered nursing homes before September 30, 1989.

Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to make Medicaid home health care spousal protection rules mandatory for States that apply more stringent Medicaid eligibility requirements than are imposed under title XVI (Supplemental Security Income).