U.S. Court Halts Some Cuts for Medicaid Home Care

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Charles Strouchler, a former publicity agent for classical-music management companies, has such severe that he has to be washed, fed, secured in a wheelchair during the day and turned in bed at night. For the past 15 years, he said, he has been able to live at home only because pays for aides to take care of him around the clock.

Earlier this year, he received a notice saying that his help was being cut to one live-in aide per day, who would sleep through the night, rather than two aides working for 12 hours each. Mr. Strouchler and others like him filed a class-action lawsuit, challenging reductions in care.

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Source: The New York Times