Medicare http://nhpr.org en Data Shows N.H. Has Upped Spending On Disabled Home Care http://nhpr.org/post/data-shows-nh-has-upped-spending-disabled-home-care <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">New Hampshire has increased the amount of Medicaid funding it devotes to home-based care for the disabled since a 1999 U.S. Supreme Court ruling gave people a choice to live outside institutions.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:56:30 +0000 Associated Press 50923 at http://nhpr.org Re-Examining End-Of-Life Care http://nhpr.org/post/re-examining-end-life-care <p>A recent report finds that a growing number of elderly patients outlive their hospice stay, costing Medicare millions, and raising questions about how we look at end of life care. Some say these conversations should start long before a terminal diagnosis. That they say will end up helping them live more comfortably in their final days, all while reducing the bottom line.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 43590 at http://nhpr.org Re-Examining End-Of-Life Care Issue Tuesdays: Fiscal Policy http://nhpr.org/post/issue-tuesdays-fiscal-policy <p>Today for our Issue Tuesday's series. We'll look at the Republican Presidential Candidates and where they stand on taxes, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and balancing budgets.</p> Tue, 03 Jan 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 1171 at http://nhpr.org Issue Tuesdays: Fiscal Policy It's all in the details... http://nhpr.org/post/its-all-details <p>Adrian Slywotzky, author of the new book Demand: Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It, discusses a revolutionary new eldercare model called Caremore. He explains how trimming toenails and rides to the doctor can save dollars and improve quality of life.</p> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 301 at http://nhpr.org It's all in the details...