Home- And Community-Based

40 states plan to increase nursing home Medicaid rates

40 states plan to increase nursing home Medicaid rates

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Reversing a trend of rate cutting during the Great Recession, most states are increasing Medicaid reimbursements for nursing homes, according to a recently released report. However, states also are accelerating efforts to reduce the number of nursing home residents, the report shows.

Dual eligibles moved out of LTC face risks

Dual eligibles moved out of LTC face risks

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Dual eligibles who move from a long-term care facility to home- and community-based services have a 40% increased risk of a potentially preventable hospital stay.

Home-health workers losing ground on wages, benefits, even as their ranks increase

The wages and benefits for the direct-care workforce in long-term care "continue to be woefully inadequate," according to a new Fact Sheet analysis from home-health worker advocacy group PHI.