New Themes in Palliative Care (Facing Death)

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Nursing home costs represent about 70 percent of long-term care expenditures, as well as a large part of AHCPR long-term care research. Now, with long-term care costs on the rise and funding sources under pressure, nursing homes and other health care providers may have increasing incentive to seek to use the courts to compel children to either help a parent financially or be at risk for covering the cost of his or her care.

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Publisher: Open Univ Pr; 1 edition (April 1998)

ISBN: 0335196063

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