Mercedez Vargas really wanted to get her high school diploma, but she struggled to get passing grades at a last-chance night school in the Bronx just as she had in the daytime at Marie Curie High School. A college degree?…
By Meredith Kolodner
The average costs for an individual in the experimental program (which is called Money Follows the Person) is $49,000. Under traditional Medicaid it costs about $64,000 annually for nursing home care in Ohio.
By Sarah Jane Tribble, WCPN
A Window Into the Daily Struggles of Long-Term Care…
U.S. health care spending is expected to increase dramatically over the next decade, from $2 trillion to over $4 trillion by 2016, according to a government report released Wednesday. NewsHour health correspondent Susan Dentzer explains the report.
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