“Medicaid HCBS study shows ‘we still know very little’ about COVID in senior living,” by Kimberly Bonvissuto, McKnight’s Senior Living
Researchers found that for Medicaid HCBS recipients, excess mortality was 7.4 times that of other community-dwelling Medicaid beneficiaries and 26.6 times that of the general population. Excess mortality for HCBS recipients 65 and older was slightly higher, but comparable with older nursing home residents.”
LTC Comment, Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform:
In case you needed another reason to avoid Medicaid and plan to pay privately for top quality long-term care, here it is.
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