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Poll: Many believe that long-term care financing is mostly private pay

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Many Americans mistakenly believe that long-term care in the United States is primarily paid for out-of-pocket, according to the latest poll to show how deeply people misunderstand this aspect of the healthcare system.

Expansion of assisted living could hurt nursing homes' bottom line, data suggests

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Growth in assisted living occupancy rates could have a negative impact on nursing homes' revenue, new research suggests.

Survey: Average cost of private nursing home room drops in 2008

Survey: Average cost of private nursing home room drops in 2008

The charge for a private nursing home room in 2008 dropped about a half percentage point over a year earlier, while the national average for a semi-private bed rose just 1.1%, according to a new national survey released Tuesday.

Survey: Assisted-living costs soar 13%, while nursing-home care rises 7% in two-year period

Assisted living facilities are charging an average of 13% more than two years ago, while nursing home operators have hiked prices 7% over the same time span, according to a new nationwide survey.

Report provides road map for LTC financing

Report provides road map for LTC financing

A long-term care reference tool released Tuesday takes into account new market forces that are shaping the future of long-term care.