Nursing facilities fill needs for those who need more care
- MEDICAID SHORTFALLS HURTING LTC. // FoodService Director;9/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p26
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- Nursing home usage decreases. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;3/31/97, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p6
Reports on the growing number of elderly Americans choosing not to go to nursing homes and opting instead for home health care and other alternatives. Results of a survey of the elderly population; Rise in nursing home population between 1985 and 1995.
- Evaluating the predictive validity of nursing home pre-admission screens. Jackson, Mary E.; Eichorn, Ann // Health Care Financing Review;Summer93, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p169
Demonstrates a method for evaluating the predictive validity of nursing home pre-admission screens (PAS) by using measures of predictive validity adapted from the field of epidemiology. Approach that estimates the performance of PAS in identifying those eligible for Medicaid home and...
- Special Needs Plans attractive to MCOs. Wechsler, Jill // Managed Healthcare Executive;May2006, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p30
The article reports that under a new Medicare program of the U.S. in order to broaden coordinated care for vulnerable older people, managed care plans and insurers have introduced a range of Special Needs Plans (SNPs) to beneficiaries who are dual eligibles, in nursing homes or are chronically...
- Interactions between hospital and nursing home use. Freiman, Marc P.; Murtaugh, Christopher M. // Public Health Reports;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p546
Presents information on the hospital utilization and nursing home use of elderly persons in the United States. Nursing home admission stemming from direct transfers from hospitals; Patterns for interaction; Comparison of discharge destinations.
- NURSING HOMES NEED YOU! Warren, John // Review of Optometry;10/15/2008 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 145 Issue 10, p31
The article provides information on how to conduct eye care for nursing home residents in the U.S. The author stated that administration and billing in a nursing home is different from optemetric office thus patients must indicate their willingness to have one as their eye-care provider. In...
- We all have a stake in the nursing home crisis. Lawn // Food Management;Nov99, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p6
Comments on the crisis in the nursing home industry in the United States. Bankruptcy of Sun Healthcare Group Inc. and Vencor Inc.; Impact of Medicare payment caps; Decline of investor confidence in the industry; Lack of permanent legislation; Other underlying problems.
- A Stabilizing, but Still Troubling, Situation. Kramer, Robert G. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Sep2002, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p56
Discusses key findings of a study conducted by the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industries concerning financial benchmarks in senior nursing care facilities in the U.S. Determination of nursing home occupancy rates; Details of construction lending in nursing home...
- Partners in caregiving. Emanoil, Pamela // Human Ecology;Spring99, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p16
Focuses on Partners in Caregiving, a pilot education program in the United States aimed at teaching family and nursing home staff members how to communicate more effectively for the sake of the facility's residents. Problems in achieving this goal; Reactions to the program; Care of nursing home...