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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.


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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