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Okay, we all probably know someone of multiple someones who has fibbed in order to get medicaid benefits of food stamps of somesort of assistance. Like they say they are seperated from there spouse even though they are not, or they say they don't know who the father is, etc. Anyways, my question is, is it okay to a certain extent. Like if someone is pregnant, and wanting the medicaid to cover the pregnancy, but is not and has not been on it.I would think telling a fib to qualify for something like that would be better that the ones who lie all the time to stay on it permanently. It is such a hard topic because sometimes if is a person who you know really well, and want them to have the care they need but at the same time you know that that is how abusing the system starts. what are some of your thoughts. Do you know someone who has fibbed to get on assistance? Does it bother you any?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 2:35 PM on Feb. 2, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by DusterMommy at 2:41 PM on Feb. 2, 2009
Answer by Trishy7 at 2:51 PM on Feb. 2, 2009
There is no situation that would make it OK for someone to lie to get assistance. That's the problem we have now, a % of people on it lied to get it. Why should it be OK for some one to lie to get the health benefits just because they are pregnant and can't afford it? If you can't afford to have a baby and support it, you have no business getting pregnant!. And If you do get pregnant, whoever helped you to get pregnant is responsible to pay for it, not the rest of the taxpayers. I do know people who have done this and It makes me sick. People need to grow up, be responsible. I totally agree with temporary assistance for some people who really need it. They should be given a certain time limit and when that time limit is up, so is the assistance. And while people are on assistance, they should be doing some kind of community service to earn it.
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