Nursing Homes and Common Sense

Number 12050
Subject Nursing Homes
Source Governing
State DC
Year 1994
Publication Date July
Summary Governing Magazine reports that "For decades, nursing homes have been the primary providers of long-term care. But are states spending billions of dollars on sophisticated care that most of the elderly don't need?... Experts estimate that somewhere between 60 and as many as 75 percent of nursing home residents could be cared for in a more appropriate and less expensive way..."
Category General
Pages 6
Keywords elderly managed care aging baby boom Medicaid costs financial burden state government Social Security assisted living
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