Thousands of nursing home residents rebel against perceived institutional bias
Receiving Medicaid-covered services at home is "substantially harder" than receiving nursing home admission or care, according to an Associated Press/Miami Herald account.
The lawsuit names the defendants as the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and Gov. Charlie Crist's (R) Office. It does not allege that the state's Medicaid program has not covered needed services but rather criticizes how these services are being made available in light of available resources.