Speciality care use falls after nursing home admission: report
Jan 30, 2023
Visits drop steeply across multiple specialties after a nursing home admission, investigators say. For those with severe mental illness, visits fell by a whopping 67%.
Admissions discrimination ‘really, really widespread’ at nursing homes: expert
Apr 20, 2022
Lawmakers must take a “clear stance” to address gray areas in discriminatory tactics being used by some nursing homes to reject less profitable residents, stressed an industry expert Tuesday.
A whole new world: 15% growth in post-acute care among 30-year nursing home industry changes
Feb 11, 2020
The population of residents served by nursing homes has undergone dramatic changes since the call for an overhaul in 1987, a recent study shows.
Expanded meal deliveries could reduce nursing home admissions, but cost benefits vary by state, researchers...
Oct 09, 2013
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...
Experts tell lawmakers: Obama Medicare proposals would hurt long-term care — or maybe not
May 22, 2013
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...