Brief Long-Term Care for the Elderly and State Health Policy
Joshua M. Wiener, David G. Stevenson
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This policy brief reviews three broad strategies that states could use to control spending for Medicaid long-term care services for the elderly: bring more outside resources into the Medicaid long-term care system to offset state expenditures; reform the delivery system so that care can be provided more cheaply; and reduce Medicaid eligibility, reimbursement, and service coverage.
Research Areas Health and health care Aging and retirement
Tags Health insurance Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  Medicare Medicare and private health insurance Long-term services and support