Long-Term Care Services in the United States, 2013 Overview

Long-Term Care Services in the United States, 2013 Overview

Number of page: 103
Author: National Center for Health Statistics
Publisher: Government Printing Office
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Category: Medical

Long-term care services include a broad range of services that meet the needs of frail older people and other adults with functional limitations. Long-Term care services provided by paid, regulated providers are a significant component of personal health care spending in the United States. This report presents descriptive results from the first wave of the National Study of Long-Term Care Providers (NSLTCP), which was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Data presented in this report are drawn from several sources: NCHS surveys of adult day services centers and residential care communities, and administrative records obtained from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on home health agencies, hospices, and nursing homes. This report provides information on the supply, organizational characteristics, staffing, and services offered by providers of long-term care services; and the demographic, health, and functional composition of users of these services. Service users include residents of nursing homes and residential care communities, patients of home health agencies and hospices, and participants in adult day services centers. NOTE: NO FURTHER DISCOUNTS FOR ALREADY REDUCED SALE ITEMS. Related products: Health and Benefits resources collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/health-benefits