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Franken seeks to reimburse volunteer drivers of seniors

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U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) recently continued his push to ensure that volunteers who provide low-income seniors with rides to medical visits are reimbursed for their entire trip.

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Currently, Medicaid rules only allow states to reimburse volunteer drivers when the patient is in their vehicle, so many drivers are only reimbursed for a portion of their total mileage.

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