In a similar study, Mitchell et al examined the outcomes of patients who were hospitalized with acute stroke and cared for
by neurologists, generalists, or other specialists.
More people are being cared for
in the home for a number of reasons," Portillo said.
This often forced elderly persons to enter nursing homes rather than being cared for
at home by a caregiver backed by a network of HCBC providers, who were often scarce to begin with, because of the lack of Medicaid funding.
Third, patients would benefit from the knowledge that their more serious problems would be cared for
at a high-quality and prestigious institution.
Nonservice-connected illnesses in veterans would be cared for
through regular health insurance or Medicaid, just as for all other citizen.