TITLE

Nursing facility care: duals shifted away from Medicaid?

PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Jul2010, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the possible opportunities to enhance the health services for dual-eligible patients in nursing facilities in the U.S. Based on the March 2010 report by Princeton, New Jersey-based nonpartisan research firm Mathematica Policy Research, dual-eligible patients could improve their health services by shifting to Medicare from Medicaid. According to Mathematica's James Verdier, the shift could also prevent avoidable hospitalizations.
ACCESSION #
52222674

 

Related Articles

  • Medicare Changes Nursing Home Rules. Kander, Mark // ASHA Leader;9/22/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p3 

    The article reports on the publication of new rules for the Part A skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) prospective payment system by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the U.S. It notes that the new rules would address the method for recording concurrent therapy minutes...

  • SNFs wary of Medicaid fix.  // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Jan2016, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p18 

    The article highlights the position of skilled nursing facilities in Kansas regarding the proposed changes to the Medicaid rebasing process, claiming that they are not ideal but may help resolve issues from the state's switch to privatized managed care.

  • High-priced procedures in nursing homes. R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;9/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p117 

    Provides information on the practice of some nursing homes to ask physicians to order various procedures for their patients in residence. Cost-effectiveness of the procedure; varying rules on allowable Medicaid payments in different states.

  • Address This Major Unmet Need For Hospice Patients In SNFs.  // Eli's Home Care Week;2/20/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p53 

    The article reports on a study conducted by researchers from Brown University which examines the neglected needs of hospice patients in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) in the U.S. Findings reveal that shortness of breath is the most common unmet needs of these patients. According to physician...

  • BAD month.  // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;May2011, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p14 

    The article offers news briefs related to nursing homes in the U.S. including recruitment of alleged Bosnian war criminal Azra Basic by two nursing homes in Kentucky and the new Medicaid's new funding mechanism.

  • Cuts would bring lawsuits.  // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;May2011, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p19 

    The article reports on the impact of the proposed Medicaid payment cuts worth 10.1 million dollars to nursing care facilities in the U.S.

  • NURSING HOMES: Complexity of Private Investment Purchases Demonstrates Need for CMS to Improve the Usability and Completeness of Ownership Data. Dicken, John E. // GAO Reports;10/27/2010, preceding p1 

    The article presents a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), in which the agency examined the extent of private investment (PI) nursing homeownership and firms' involvement in homes' operations. The GAO determined whether Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System...

  • SNF pay to rise by $500 million. Berklan, James M. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Jun2015, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p2 

    The article reports that according to officials of the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, there will be an increase in reimbursements of skilled nursing facility by 500 million U.S. dollars in 2016 as per a proposed payment rate.

  • Nursing homes show quality gains in healthcare analysis. Bakshis, Brett // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Nov2009, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p6 

    The article reports on various improvements in the quality measures of nursing homes in the U.S. It states that the quality improvements in the nursing home were among the highlights in the state-by-state analysis from the Commonwealth Fund showing a healthcare system nationwide. Among the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics