Lousiana Governor Changes His Mind, Won't Eliminate End-Of-Life Care For The Poor And Disabled

From ThinkProgress Thu Jan 24 2013, 13:37:41

In a victory for disabled, terminally ill, and poor Louisianans, Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) has reversed course and decided not to go through with his plan to eliminate hospice care benefits for low-income residents through the state's Medicaid program, the Associated Press reports. The Jindal Administration's reversal comes in the wake of public outrage and [...]

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