Medicaid estate recovery

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The Medicaid Estate Recovery Program (MERP) is a process initiated by U.S. state governments for recovering payments they made under the Medicaid program to program beneficiaries. The government recovers the sum of payments from the estate at the time of death of the program beneficiary.

History

The recovery is authorized and required by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993.[1]

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