Barbara N. Jackson; Home Health Care and the Elderly in the 1980s. Am J Occup Ther 1984;38(11):717-720. doi: 10.5014/ajot.38.11.717.
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Because the cost of institutional care for long-term patients has risen, home health has become a more visible and viable alternative to the growing elderly population. This article discusses problems found in the rapid expansion of home health services and presents two alternative health care delivery systems that address these problems: the Medicaid Waiver and the Social/Health Maintenance Organization.
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