Downturn is good time to evaluate LT care

September 2010
State Health Watch;Sep2010, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p6
The article stresses the importance for U.S. states to evaluate Medicaid long-term (LT) care costs during economic downturn. It notes that the 2009 economic downturn being experienced by the U.S. resulted to decreased budget for Medicaid. Leslie Hendrickson, principal of Hendrickson Development, suggested strategies that can be implemented by Medicaid directors, including creation of better data systems for LT care.


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