Some Denied Services as States Turn to Managed Long-Term Care

March 14, 2014 | Aging Services Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance

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​State efforts to reduce Medicaid costs are being criticized because some older adults are no longer deemed sufficiently disabled for the program to continue covering their care, states a March 6, 2014, New York Times article. In an effort to reduce Medicaid costs as people live longer and survive more complex conditions, at least 26 states are beginning to redirect public funds into privately managed long-term care plans.

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