“Broken federal system threatens elderly patients’ safety,” by Amanda Eisenberg, Washington Post

“Nursing home operators and consumer advocates both agree on at least one point: The Medicaid system is overly cumbersome and too slow to provide benefits. This problem illustrates the regulatory and economic complexities of the nation’s long-term care system.”

LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform):
One more reason to plan to pay privately and stay off Medicaid.

Broken federal system threatens elderly patients’ safety

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