Sarah Allen is both single mother and full-time nurse to her son Aidan, born with cerebral palsy and complex medical issues. She is unable to work because of her health issues and state Medicaid regulations that severely imit the number of hours her medically fragile son can have in-home nursing care, regardless of his doctor's orders for medical necessity. Aidan needs 24-7 care.Sarah may soon be homeless because the house where she lives will be sold, and she has limited resources to find another home suitable for a severely disabled child. Her story illustrates several serious problems within the Medicaid and Social Security Disability systems.
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