United Health Foundation

Report finds seniors improving in key measures of health

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The health of American seniors is improving, and so is the quality of care in U.S. nursing homes, according to findings from the United Health Foundation.

Pressure on senior care providers to improve efficiency may be misguided, say Medicare cost researchers

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Providers in areas with low average Medicare costs are not delivering care more efficiently than providers in high-cost areas, according to a new study. Prior studies said Medicare spending could be reduced by nearly a third if all providers adopted the practices of those in low-cost areas.