Published in AIDS Weekly, January 14th, 2002
Project AIDS Care is losing its funding as part of the more than $1 billion cut from the state budget. The program was designed to save the state money by allowing poor patients with full-blown AIDS to continue living, and to die, in their own homes, rather than in nursing homes or hospitals.
Officials with hospice groups and other agencies contend the reductions are shortsighted and likely will force more patients into institutions, costing more in the long run.
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