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John Delaney - Is most home care paid by government programs?

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The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Is most home care paid by government programs?

For the aging and those with long-term care needs, receiving care at home is more affordable than institutionalized facilities like hospitals or nursing homes. But presidential candidate John Delaney argued on Twitter that even with jobs growing in the home care industry, workers are struggling with low wages because "most of home care is paid by government programs, which don’t pay enough." Is home care really funded mostly by government programs? We decided to check. Delaney, a former Maryland congressman, got his numbers from a factsheet from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, his campaign spokesperson Will McDonald ...

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