MEDICAID ASSISTED LIVING SERVICES, Improved Federal Oversight of Beneficiary Health and Welfare Is Needed

What GAO Found State Medicaid agencies in 48 states that covered assisted living services reported spending more than $10 billion (federal and state) on assisted living services in 2014. These 48 states reported covering these services for more than 330,000 beneficiaries through more than 130 different programs. Most programs were operated under Medicaid waivers that […]

Neoliberalism and health care: the case of the Irish nursing home sector

Abstract The usefulness of neoliberalism as a theoretical concept in health research has been debated. This paper argues that when the concept of neoliberalism is used precisely and concretely, it provides an important and valid framework to analyse how health systems have been transformed over the last several decades. This claim is illustrated through the […]