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This critical essay examines how effectively the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) addresses prevailing deficiencies in the nation's long-term care system and whether the ACA will result in meaningful reform. This article also reviews the basic problems plaguing the long-term care sector and the provisions within the ACA meant to address them, including incentives/options for expanding home- and community-based care and a number of research and demonstration projects.
Topics:Long Term Services and Supports
Journal of Aging & Social Policy
Home-and community-based services; HCBS
Edward A. Miller, PhD, MPA,
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53138