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Health & Fit Happily married couple considers divorce to pay for daughter's health care costs

16:22  11 july  2018
16:22  11 july  2018 Source:   today.com

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Happily married couple , Jake and Maria Grey, consider getting a divorce to get Medicaid for their developmentally disabled daughter . The Greys got married nine years ago on a Florida beach. They have since become the proud parents of two daughters , 2-year-old Fairen and 6-year-old Brighton

Happily married couple Jake and Maria Grey say they are thinking of getting a divorce in order to help their special needs daughter qualify for Medicaid. She is developmentally still a newborn and requires round-the-clock attention. Even with health insurance, they spend nearly ,000 a year out

The Texas couple says it's the only way to help their daughter's skyrocketing health care bills.

Jake and Maria Grey are happily married with two children. But they're considering a divorce, for the sake of one of their kids.

The Texas couple say it's the only way their developmentally disabled daughter can qualify for Medicaid and get the health care she needs.

The Greys got married nine years ago on a Florida beach. They have since become the proud parents of two daughters, 2-year-old Fairen and 6-year-old Brighton, who was born with a rare genetic disorder, Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome. Developmentally still a newborn, Brighton requires around-the-clock attention.

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The couple is happily married with two little girls, but even though they are happily married they are finding themselves considering divorce the reason why is making headlines all over. The oldest daughter , Brighton was born with Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, which requires 24 hour care .

SANGER, Texas (KTRK) -- A north Texas couple is considering a divorce to help pay for their daughter ' s health care costs . Jake and Maria Grey have been married for nine years. Their 6-year-old daughter Brighton has Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, a rare chromosomal disorder that requires

"She will not be able to be on her own ever and requires 24/7 care," Maria Grey said.

The couple has tried to get Medicaid to help with spiraling medical costs but Jake earns too much — $40,000 — for the family to qualify. The Greys applied for state assistance but don't expect to get it because of where they fall on the list.

"We're No. 60,000," Maria said.

Maria and Jake Grey are considering a divorce to qualify for Medicaid health care for daughter.“You try anything when it comes to your child,” says Maria Grey, with daughter Brighton. © TODAY Maria and Jake Grey are considering a divorce to qualify for Medicaid health care for daughter.“You try anything when it comes to your child,” says Maria Grey, with daughter Brighton. That's why the couple is contemplating divorce. It would allow Maria to become a single, unemployed mother and qualify her for Medicaid. The couple said it may be the only way the family could get the help they need to care for Brighton.

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"We shouldn't have to make that sacrifice to get our child Medicaid," Maria Grey said.

Jake Grey, an Army veteran, said the family has private health insurance but they still spend about $15,000 every year out of pocket.

"It's drowning us to try to keep up with her medical expenses," he said. "We've done everything we can do to try to keep her afloat, and we're going to reach a point where we can't do it and we won't have another option. We don't know what to do."

Jake and Maria Grey are considering a divorce to get their daughter on Medicaid.Jake and Maria Grey got married nine years ago. © TODAY Jake and Maria Grey are considering a divorce to get their daughter on Medicaid.Jake and Maria Grey got married nine years ago. The couple said they have heard of other families in the same heartbreaking dilemma.

"We are not looking for charity, we're not looking for money or donations. We don't want a GoFundMe — we don't want any of that," Maria said. "I need the state to step up and give us the benefits that we need.

The Greys say they're going public with their struggle to help raise awareness about their predicament and encourage others in a similar situation to speak up. They say they'll do whatever necessary to help their daughter.

"She is a pure and beautiful soul," Maria said. "We're lucky to have that and I wouldn't change that for anything."

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