Is long-term care a "ticking time bomb" for Medicaid programs?

September 2010
State Health Watch;Sep2010, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p1
The article focuses on the findings of a report by Deloitte Center for Health Solutions which indicated that the cost of long-term care services in Medicaid could double or triple by 2030. The researchers of the report claimed that expansion of Medicaid by 2014 could worsen the spending trend. New approaches have been given to reduce the cost of long-tem care services, including a workforce that has full capacity to provide services that are excellent, transparency on nursing services and provision of quality services.


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