Scrap: A Case Study: Voices of Nursing Home Residents

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What kinds of problems do ombudsmen respond to? These laws apply to all facilities that accept Medicare, Medicaid or those ?- nanced through the Hill-Burton program. The average participant score was 62.98% pre-program; this increased to 75.37% post-program. It is not uncommon for a person who is forced to enter a nursing home to spend their entire life savings on nursing home care within the span of only a few months. The reason: Women generate more long-term-care claims than men, and their claims tend to be more expensive, says Beth Ludden, vice-president of long-term care at Genworth.

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Publisher: Marney & Company Books / New York (August 3, 2014)


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