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Planning to pay for long-term care, including Medicaid planning, is the rational process engaged in by families faced with the prospect of paying more than $81,000 or more per year for nursing home care.

The long-range solution to concerns about Medicaid planning is the creation of a system that builds on Medicare, a model that seniors and people with disabilities understand and Americans support, to guarantee universal coverage of long-term care.

Source: National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

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