Here is a snipit from a great article written 10 years ago.
When it was created in 1965, the Medicaid program was supposed to be a welfare program for the poor. The Medicaid long-term care benefit was included in the program almost as an afterthought. The inclusion of this benefit literally created the long-term care industry.
The reason for the explosive growth in what was thought to be an otherwise small benefit can be attributed to how the benefit has been abused.… Continue
Posted on January 10, 2010 at 5:30pm