Long-Term Care for the Elderly: Profiles of Thirteen States

Research Report

Long-Term Care for the Elderly: Profiles of Thirteen States

Abstract

Despite state complaints about the heavy cost burden that long-term care for the elderly places on Medicaid the current method of long-term care financing is quite economical. This report reviews the three major strategies that states are following to control this spending and finds that despite these state efforts, it will be difficult to obtain large savings.

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