A Texas couple who say they’ve been happily married for nine years may get a divorce in order to pay for their daughter’s rising health-care costs.
Jake and Maria Grey told NBC’s “Today” that Brighton, the older of their two daughters, has Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, a developmental disability that requires 24/7 care. They said they spend thousands of dollars annually out of pocket, even though Jake Grey has private health insurance.
They added that they are considering divorcing so that Maria Grey can qualify for Medicaid as a single, unemployed mother.
“We shouldn’t have to make that sacrifice to get our child Medicaid,” Grey said.
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