Adult Day Care
A New York-based long-term care company has agreed to a $6.5 million settlement with the state over practices at an adult day care location, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Tuesday.
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Both newly elected and re-elected governors have made the choice to be brutally honest with constituents by outlining the dire straits of their respective state budgets in inaugural remarks. Medicaid and other healthcare funding sources are at risk in many areas.
To survive in this new era of healthcare reform, long-term care organizations need to carve out a bigger role in the continuum of care.
In a move that would further shift the focus of long-term care away from nursing homes and toward other home- and community-based services, Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) Thursday introduced a bill that would allow Medicare to pay for adult day care services.