nursing homes http://kuer.org en Utahns with Disabilities Push for Alternative to Nursing Homes http://kuer.org/post/utahns-disabilities-push-alternative-nursing-homes <p></p><p>The Affordable Care Act has given hope to Utahns with disabilities who want to avoid nursing homes. The state’s Disabled Rights Action Committee held a rally in front of the federal building Wednesday calling on Utah’s leaders to support a lesser known provision of the&nbsp;federal health care law that allows citizens to get health care in their own home, instead of a nursing home.</p><p>“I’d rather go to jail than to die in a nursing home,” demonstrators chant.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 04:06:28 +0000 Andrea Smardon 34624 at http://kuer.org Utahns with Disabilities Push for Alternative to Nursing Homes