A new report reveals that the median cost of a room in an assisted living community is less than half the median cost of a private room in a skilled nursing facility. The report surveyed almost 15,000 long-term care providers across the United States.
Read the full report: The Genworth 2013 Cost of Care Survey.
Congressional Outlook, Health Care, Medicare, Public Policy
Lawmakers recently met with physicians groups to offer updates on their proposal to repeal Medicare’s sustainable growth rate, or SGR, formula, MedPag...
Federal Agency Activity, Medicaid, Medicare, Public Policy
During the next four years, the Health and Human Services Department’s Office of Inspector General plans to focus on promoting quality of care in home...
Clinical Quality and Quality Care Delivery, Federal Agency Activity, Health Care, Medicare
Physicians and policymakers generally agreed during a healthcare seminar that permanent reform of the Medicare physician payment system and a shift to...
Consumer Funding Resources, Medicaid, Medicaid, Medicare
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid announced pricing structures for 2014 this week.The premiums for Medicare Part B will remain the same in 2014 as...
cheatsheet, Community Awareness and Education, Consumer Funding Resources, Disabilities, Federal Agency Activity, Financing Senior Living – Consumer Education, Public Policy, Reports
On September 18, 2013, the Commission on Long-Term Care released a report that includes 28 proposals for legislative and administrative action to prom...