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Equality For Same-Sex Couples Under New York Medicaid

By Caitlyn Whitehead, Esq. Attorney, Lamson & Cutner, P.C. Married Couples Married couples seeking Medicaid coverage for home or nursing home care enjoy significant advantages that are not available to unmarried couples. On June 24, 2011, New York became the seventh jurisdiction in the U.S. to legalize same-sex marriages. This development raised expectations that same-sex married couples would begin to …