Jocelyn Wiener, Kaiser Health News

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Name: Jocelyn Wiener, Kaiser Health News
Date registered: December 20, 2017
URL: https://khn.org

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  1. California Nursing Home Residents Told To Find New Homes — October 30, 2019
  2. Children With Disabilities Endure Long Waits For Life-Changing Medical Equipment — July 19, 2018

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California Nursing Home Residents Told To Find New Homes

Dozens of frail nursing home residents have been informed by their Medi-Cal managed care plans that they are no longer eligible for long-term care. Some health care advocates and legal aid attorneys fear that such terminations will increase as the state implements mandatory managed care for nursing home residents.

Children With Disabilities Endure Long Waits For Life-Changing Medical Equipment

Some California children with serious health care problems wait more than a year for wheelchairs, bath benches, commodes, specialized crutches and other crucial medical equipment. Critics blame the delays on a confusing bureaucratic maze of private insurers and public programs.

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