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Economists Say That Tightening Medicaid Rules Would Barely Increase Demand for Private Insurance

It is sometimes claimed that reducing the amount of assets an individual can keep while qualifying for Medicaid would increase ..

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Vacant Lot Yields Hidden Treasure for Massachusetts Medicaid Officials

Cash-strapped states are leaving no stone unturned when it comes to recovering from the estates of deceased Medicaid ... 

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New Rule Requires Homebound Medicare Patients to See Doctors

Doctors must now meet face-to-face with their patients who are receiving home health care if the patient's visits are to be reimbu...

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Group Calls for Federal Probe into Florida's Firing of Nursing Home Advocate

A nursing home advocacy group is calling on the federal government to investigate Florida governor Rick Scott's recent ...

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Dementia Patient May Face Murder Charges in Death of Fellow Nursing Home Resident

Pennsylvania prosecutors have charged a 78-year-old dementia patient with assault and are weighing murder charges ...

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Florida Governor Heeds Nursing Home Industry and Fires Advocate for Elderly

Florida governor Rick Scott has abruptly fired the state's top advocate for the residents of nursing homes and ...

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Nursing Home's Relaxed Care Philosophy Does Not Exempt It From Federal Law

A Tennessee judge upholds a stiff penalty against a nursing home that allows residents to take "reasonable risks" ...

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Federal Program Helps Nursing Home Residents Move Home

Once someone enters a nursing home, it isn't always easy to move out again ...

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