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New Jersey moves to tighten healthcare programs for poor

Philadelphia Inquirer, June 6, 2008
After a state audit found people earning as much as $295,000 enrolled in taxpayer-funded health programs created for low-income people, New Jersey lawmakers are trying to keep the wealthy out of healthcare programs for the poor. An state Assembly committee has advanced legislation requiring the state to verify applicants' incomes, and the bill has cleared Senate committees.