Tennessee program encourages seniors to remain in home care
NASHVILLE, July 29, 2012—Tennessee’s TennCare Medicaid program is attempting to encourage more low-income senior citizens to stay in their homes instead of moving into more expensive nursing homes. The state will pay up some seniors up to $15,000 a year to help pay for services such as adult day care. The program was just approved by the federal government and is the first of its kind in the nation. Read the entire story at Kaiser Health News.