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DoNoninstitutional Long-Term Care Services ReduceMedicaid Spending ? Home and community-based services help people with disabilities stay in their homes while reducing long-term care spending

  title={DoNoninstitutional Long-Term Care Services ReduceMedicaid Spending ? Home and community-based services help people with disabilities stay in their homes while reducing long-term care spending},
  author={H. Stephen Kaye and Mitchell Laplante and Charlene Harrington},
Medicaid spending on home and community-based services (HCBS) has grown dramatically in recent years, but little is known about what effect these alternatives to institutional services have on overall long-term care costs. An analysis of state spending data from 1995 to 2005 shows that for two distinct population groups receiving long-term care services, spending growth was greater for states offering limited noninstitutional services than for states with large, well-established… Expand
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