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Securities Funding Of Long-Term Care: A Step Toward A Private Sector Solution, Dana Schilling Jan 1991

Securities Funding Of Long-Term Care: A Step Toward A Private Sector Solution, Dana Schilling

Fordham Urban Law Journal

This Article proposes a new system of fudning long-term care that contemplates the issuing of securities. This mechanism is designed to supplement or supplant private insurance and to enable the private sector to play a more significant role. This Article considers the current funding alternatives for nursing home care, and specifically explores the types of facilities already in existence to serve the elderly in need of nursing home services. This article proceeds to explore the concept of a health care consortium, and discusses the various legal implications of the plan.


The Impact Of Public Abortion Funding Decisions On Lndigent Women: A Proposal To Reform State Statutory And Constitutional Abortion Funding Provisions, Carole A. Corns Jan 1991

The Impact Of Public Abortion Funding Decisions On Lndigent Women: A Proposal To Reform State Statutory And Constitutional Abortion Funding Provisions, Carole A. Corns

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

This Note argues that state legislatures should relax funding restrictions on abortions for indigent women and proposes specific mechanisms to ensure the equal protection of indigent women in the abortion context. Part I briefly recounts the history of federal funding for abortions, from the liberal post-Roe funding scheme to the restrictive funding arrangements that have prevailed since the early 1980s. Part II surveys the existing literature and discusses patterns of state funding and the impact of funding restrictions on indigent women seeking abortions. This literature shows that the tightening of state funding policies subsequent to the federal Medicaid restrictions has ...