Government and providers of long-term services and supports (LTSS) use various approaches to promote service quality and protect consumers’ rights.
Nursing facilities provide long-term services and supports (LTSS), as well as short-term rehabilitation and postacute care following hospitalizations to people of all ages. Although younger p
At the federal level, there are two categories of budgetary expenditures: entitlement and discretionary spending.
One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
Several recent legislative efforts in Congress have included proposals that would cap the federal contribution (overall in a block grant or per person in a per capita cap) to Medi
Providers of long-term services and supports (LTSS) cannot ensure high-quality services without sufficient funding.
Medicaid coverage of long-term services and supports (LTSS) provides a safety net for vulnerable older people—and younger people with disabilities—who have low incomes and f
Under current Medicaid financial eligibility rules, individuals may not have more than $2,000 in assets.
Under the U.S. Constitution, people are entitled to compensation when a government takes their property. This is known as a taking.
Elder abuse takes many forms. It can be financial, physical, psychological, or a combination of these.