For One Senior, Medicaid Provides Model Care

Also as part of the "Are You Covered?" series, NPR's Jeff Brady profiles Gracie Scarrow, 94. She was diagnosed with congestive heart failure she didn't have the money to pay for the care she needed. With her daughter Lela's help, Gracie turned to Medicaid. The program pays for her nursing home, and they couldn't be happier with the care (NPR and Kaiser Health News, 10/5). Related content includes Medicaid Explained and a video, A Life Under Medicaid.

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