National Study Of Long-Term Care Providers

First-ever CDC report: Nursing homes provide most long-term care nationwide, alternative settings gain ground in the West


Nursing homes still account for the vast majority of long-term care services available in the United States despite policies meant to encourage home- and community-based care, according to a new government report. The first-ever "National Study of Long-Term Care Providers" includes data on the capacity and operational characteristics of providers, and information about the people cared for in these settings.