Long-term Care Is Critical

Perhaps the greatest development in the world of elder care and special needs law during 2009 was the lack of any real development. With the national debate raging over health insurance and health care reform, we're disappointed that only minimal attention has been given to an issue of enormous importance to older and disabled Americans: the cost of long-term care. As this article was being prepared,

Perhaps the greatest development in the world of elder care and special needs law during 2009 was the lack of any real development. With the national debate raging over health insurance and health care reform, we're disappointed that only minimal attention has been given to an issue of enormous importance to older and disabled Americans: the cost of long-term care.

As this article was being prepared, House and Senate health care bills had emerged from committee. Both versions created

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