TITLE

Going home

AUTHOR(S)
Chew, Cassie M.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;7/4/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 27, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a look at the significance of federal programs to nursing home patients in the U.S. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), together with the Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) launched a program designed to reduce the long-term-care spending of Medicare beneficiaries by helping them to transition from nursing homes into community settings. Outcome of the programs as of July 2011 are described, including its efficacy in reducing medical care costs.
ACCESSION #
62572659

 

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