Because this benefit would be self-declaring through tax returns like any other tax benefit, it requires minimal bureaucracy.
Federal, State, and Local Credits:
This form of credit is winnable at any and every level of government, separately.
Effectively Self-Funding for 3 reasons:
A Caregiver Credit establishes Common Ground, not adversarial relationships among competing political interests.
- The US Treasury would save hundreds of billions of dollars each year if only half those in need of care were able to remain outside of institutions for a time.
- Hospitals, Nursing Homes, etc.: Where institutionalization is unavoidable, caregivers improve efficiency of service delivery.
- Prescriptions - Making certain that ailing patients take medications when and how they should reduces unnecessary health care costs.