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Department of Justice agrees to Louisiana plan to reassess mental health patients in nursing homes
Judge slashes nursing home's $1 million fire escape penalty by $974,000
Feds suspect misuse of Nuedexta to calm nursing home dementia residents
Coalition analysis shows 1 in 5 nursing home residents still getting antipsychotics
Medicare expands pre-approval program for power wheelchairs
Nursing home advocates say AGs' push for punitive enforcement won't improve quality
Factoring in hospital 'observation' stays erases gains in readmission rates, study finds
Hospital system invests $3M to bring more skilled nursing beds onto campus
'All hands on deck' as TB outbreak may have affected hundreds at LTC facility
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What types of accommodations/services are available?
Do facilities admit residents with incontinence?
How many assisted living facilities exist?
How much help do assisted living residents need?
How does the assisted living have a unique view toward caregiving?
What do people want in assisted living?
What is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC)?
How does a CCRC provide a care as residents age in place?
What services are usually available at a CCRC?
Do CCRCs generally look the same?
Why are CCRCs growing?
What is a retirement community?
What is independent living?
Can a resident in an independent living setting use a walker?
What is home care?
What services are typically offered in the home care setting?
How many home healthcare agencies exist?
How much is spent on home health care?
Is home health a growing sector?
Has the Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System helped stabilize this sector?
Long-Term Care Overview
What is the long-term care continuum?
What is long-term care?
What is a skilled nursing facility?
How many nursing homes exist?
Are most nursing homes for-profit?
Is this a fragmented industry?
How much is spent on nursing home care each year?
What are the major operating expenses for nursing homes?
Why do nursing homes need access to capital?
Do smaller or non-profits face additional hurdles when trying to access capital?
How do nursing homes obtain revenues?
What short-term trends are affecting nursing homes?
What is CMS?
Where does CMS have offices?
What is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid?
What is the Regulatory Reform Initiative?
What is a participating provider?
What is CLIA?
What are the measures that have been selected for the Nursing Home Quality Initiative?
How do we know the quality measures are based on accurate data?
How does CMS collect information for Nursing Home Compare?
What is subacute care?
Subacute care falls between nursing home care and hospital care?
How are programs typically set up?
What additional resources are needed to launch a subacute care program?
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