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A guide through the maze of long-term care

, : A guide through the maze of long-term care. Western Journal of Medicine 135(6): 503-510

Complicated requirements regarding eligibility and coverage as well as variations in the availability of programs confuse even the most diligent physicians trying to advise elderly patients about health care services. Nevertheless, awareness of such government and community resources is critical because physicians play an essential role in assisting the elderly to receive maximum health care benefits, particularly during long-term illness.


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