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More states offer choice in long-term care (access required)

After Anna G., a 74-year-old New Jersey woman, suffered a stroke, she needed help with bathing, dressing, food shopping, laundry, meal preparation and housekeeping. Her state Medicaid plan covered the cost of a home-health care worker to provide those services, but the local agencies were short-staffed and couldn’t send helpers on the schedule Anna needed. ...

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