Long-Term Care / Edition 1

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If you face the responsibility of providing long-term care for yourself or for someone you love, or if you're an executive or manager seeking to establish a long-term care program, then this book will explain the possibilities, the ethical and non-ethical practices available, and directions for the future. With Long-Term Care: State, Federal, and Private Options for the Future in hand, you'll realize the importance of getting involved in the debate over long-term care and of planning for your future. Being properly informed will help you discover the best ways to plan for and decide upon economical and dignified long-term care.

Disincentives for Medicaid spend-down, policy changes & assessment for the future, long-term care insurance, etc.

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Examines the precarious states of our health care and social security systems, the alarming truths behind the bipartisan bickering over health care reforms, and what our future will hold if we don't take swift action. Covers health care policy in the 1990s, the importance of geriatric voting, Medicaid spend-down techniques, HMO's, and Elderlaw approaches to planning. Intended for attorneys, clinicians, health care consumers, and others with a stake in the long-term care industry. Paper edition (0-7890-0173-X), $24.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789002617
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Series: Haworth Health and Social Policy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 310
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to Competing Interests 1
Ch. 2 Medicaid's Provisions: Federal, State, and Future 49
Ch. 3 Posturing for Medicaid's Human Needs: The Practical Effects 65
Ch. 4 Disincentives for Medicaid Spend-Down 85
Ch. 5 Posturing Alternatives: States As Laboratories 89
Ch. 6 Assessment for the Future 177
Notes 193
Index 271
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