Long-Term Care Commission members shed light on financing deliberations, urge continued political pressure
Sep 11, 2014
Long-term services and supports should be a major focus of next year’s White House Conference on Aging, and advocates should work to keep financing reform in the spotlight during the upcoming mid-term...
Poll: Many believe that long-term care financing is mostly private pay
Oct 01, 2013
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...
Five LTC commissioners issue full alternative report
Sep 24, 2013
Five members of the Congressional Commission on Long-Term Care have released a full report, providing an alternative to the commission report released last week. The five commissioners split with nine...
Medical directors push for LTC-specific physician training, quality measures
Sep 03, 2013
Nursing facility medical directors should receive more training specific to long-term care, according to the American Medical Directors Association.
Direct-care workers may be best leaders of interdisciplinary senior care teams, expert tells LTC Commission
Aug 22, 2013
The Congressional Commission on Long-Term Care met for its fourth public hearing Tuesday and focused on service delivery and workforce issues.
LTC Commission is making headway on a three-part report, staff director says
Aug 14, 2013
With about a month to go before voting on policy recommendations, the Congressional Commission on Long-Term Care has drafted the first chapters of its report, commission staff director Larry Atkins said...
Webinar on federal Long-Term Care Commission encourages provider feedback
Aug 09, 2013
Providers interested in giving feedback to the federal Long-Term Care Commission are invited to attend an informational webinar on Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. EDT.
LTC commission meets for marathon hearing, receives public comments
Aug 05, 2013
The Congressional Commission on Long-Term Care convened for its third hearing last week, focusing on how Medicare, Medicaid and long-term care insurance interact, and potential ways to strengthen these...
Long-Term Care Commission seeking provider input
Jul 18, 2013
The Long-Term Care Commission is looking for feedback from providers following its second meeting held yesterday. The committee wants to hear providers’ proposals before it makes recommendations...
Time squeeze for LTC panel
Jul 01, 2013
The Congressional Long-Term Care Commission is on an “extraordinarily short time frame” that merits an extension, a member told McKnight’s in June.