This article presents the importance of understanding the fairness exceptions to Medicaid. The elderly appear to have a general discomfort with getting something for free. Medicaid is a government program that almost all elderly individuals have contributed to over their life times. This article argues that Medicaid can reduce the psychological harm associated with the need for long-term nursing care.
Shallowy, C. Michael
"Ethical Issues in Medicaid Planning,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
3, Article 10.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol1/iss3/10