Nursing Home Admissions

Expanded meal deliveries could reduce nursing home admissions, but cost benefits vary by state, researchers find

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Modest expansions of meal delivery programs could reduce the number of Medicaid beneficiaries in nursing homes, but such a plan would not be cost-effective in every state, according to newly published research.

Experts tell lawmakers: Obama Medicare proposals would hurt long-term care — or maybe not

Experts tell lawmakers: Obama Medicare proposals would hurt long-term care — or maybe not

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U.S. lawmakers heard mixed messages at a hearing Tuesday on how proposed Medicare cost-sharing reforms would impact long-term care. The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health focused in particular on three measures in the White House's proposed 2014 budget.