Home or Nursing Home: America's Empty Promise to Give the Elderly and Disabled a Choice

Number 24888
Subject Nursing Homes
Source National Public Radio
State DC
Year 2010
Publication Date 11/08/2010; 12/02/2010; 12/03/2010; 12/09/2010
Summary "A new legal right gives the elderly and young people with disabilities in the Medicaid program the right to get their long-term health care at home, not in a nursing home. But the NPR investigation found that thise new right to choose one's care at home is largely denied to those who want it."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 6
Keywords nursing home; elder care; disabled; long-term care; medical care; community-based care; Department of Health and Human Services; American with Disabilities Act; Olmstead Decision
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