Volume 22, Issue 2 - Spring 2013
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Table of Contents
Carrie Gilbert, Editor-in-Chief
Coverage Capped when You Need it Most: The Effect of Lifetime Insurance Limits on Cancer Patients
Private Use of Electronic Tracking Devices on Individuals with Dementia: Balancing Possible Ethical and Legal Issues with Potential Safety Benefits
End of Life Care: Why Living Wills are Ineffective and Why Death with Dignity Acts are a More Effective Approach
End-of-Life Care: The Legal, Cultural, and Interdisciplinary Barriers Hindering the Effective Use of Advance Directives
Alzheimer’s Disease and Decision-Making: Are Mental Health Directives Appropriate for Illinois Residents?
Bridging the Title VI Gap: How Can the Affordable Care Act Address Racial Inequity in Nursing Homes?
Shana M. Scott, MPH
Baby Boomers and Electronic Health Records: Will PPACA’s Provisions Increase Adoption in Time to Meet Demand?
Extension of Liability for Abuse Against Nursing Home Residents Under the Nursing Home Care Act
Expanded Home and Community-Based Services Under the PPACA and LGBT Elders: Problem Solved?
Litigation as a Tool for Forcing Accountability in State-Based Long Term Care Settings For the Intellectually and Developmentally Disabled: An Illinois Focus
Deinstitutionalization: How the State Budget Has Overshadowed Public Policy in Caring for Illinois’ Mentally Ill
Illinois Nursing Home Care Act: Addressing the Needs of the Mentally Ill in Nursing Homes
An Analysis of the Federal Medicaid Statute’s Spousal Anti-Impoverishment Provision in Light of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid Expansion and Current Federal Budgetary Constraints
Paying for the Long-Term Care of the Elderly: Current Sources of Payment, Potential Issues, and a Proposal for a New Way to Finance Long-Term Care
Eric S. Kim
Long-Term Care Insurance: An Endangered Species
The Role of Patient-Centered Medical Homes In Reducing State Medicaid Programs’ Long-Term Care Costs