Long-Term Care: Medicaid’s Role and Challenges
Long-Term Care: Medicaid's Role and Challenges
This Policy Brief examines Medicaid's role in providing long-term care services. It describes long-term care services, the population that needs these services, and how people get long-term care services. It provides an overview of health insurance coverage of persons with long-term care needs and describes both Medicare's and Medicaid's role in providing these services. It also examines some of the policy issues and challenges involved in providing long-term care services to an aging society.
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- Money Follows the Person Medicaid Demonstration Program: Helping People Move Back Home
- The Medicaid Medically Needy Program: Spending and Enrollment Update
- Massachusetts and Washington: Financial Alignment Demonstrations for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries Compared