• Considering individuals with mental retardation to be presumptively reeligible for benefits throughout their lives, if they have previously received benefits, subsequently secured gainful employment, and then lost that employment.

  • Encouraging the use of work incentive programs for people with mental retardation, with appropriate and necessary protections of each program’s role as a safety net for income support.

  • Permitting individuals with mental retardation to retain eligibility for Medicaid independent of their employment status.

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