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Medical Benefits for Widows and Children
(Posted March 20, 2004)
Question 415: Are there any medical benefits for widows and children under age 18?
Answer: Not under Railroad Retirement or Social Security.
But there are state and federal programs that provide medical benefits based on financial need to children and other family members. Use the Internet to find the resources available.
Try this web site: http://firstgov.gov (click)
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