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US rule demands proof of citizenship for healthcare

Law could hurt the state's poorest

By Scott Helman
Globe Staff / April 11, 2006

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Almost all of the state's poorest residents will have to show proof of US citizenship to continue getting medical care by July 1, under a little-noticed federal law that could endanger coverage for many, as Massachusetts is trying to expand access to healthcare. (Full article: 1131 words)

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