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Like many states, Indiana has programs to ensure access to health care and home care for the most vulnerable populations: the elderly, disabled and impoverished.   The Community and Home Options to... Read More »

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December 1, 2005

Americas’ healthcare system is in a state of crisis. Forty four million people in this country are without health insurance. According to the Institute of Medicine 18,000 people die a year due to lack of insurance. The number of uninsured people is expected to grow in the future because of federal and state budget constraints, cutbacks in public coverage programs, increasing cost of healthcare and insurance premiums and continuing high rates of unemployment.

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In 1987, CAC helped to write and pass the legislation that created the CHOICE program to provide in-home care to the elderly and disabled in Indiana. The CHOICE home care program has served tens of thousands of Hoosiers and their family caregivers since the program was created.

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