5 things to know on the 15th anniversary of the Olmstead decision on care for aging, disabled

  • by: MATT SEDENSKY , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 26, 2014 - 3:41 PM

Advocates cheered when the Supreme Court ruled in Olmstead v. L.C. that people with disabilities should be given options to live outside institutions. Fifteen years later, progress has been made, with every state allocating more funds to home and community care, but results vary widely depending on where patients live.

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