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This paper presents results of a descriptive analysis of the effects of nursing home use of Medicaid eligibility status. Data from the 1982 and 1984 National Long-Term Care Surveys were used to "track" a cohort of disabled elderly persons residing in the community in 1982 over the following two years. While 12% of the cohort spent some time in nur
James W. Conroy Temple University Valerie J. Bradley Human Services Research Institute PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/5yrpenn.pdf (267 PDF pages)
Trends in Residential Long-Term Care: Use of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living and Characteristics of Facilities and Residents
In this paper, the authors use data from the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey, which represents the full Medicare population, regardless of living arrangement, to describe characteristics of elderly residents of both types of facility and the characteristics of the facilities. Our sample is limited to beneficiaries age 65 or older. They compare
The purpose of this paper was to provide a synthesis and critique of current research on Medicaid spenddown. The primary goal was to ask what these studies could tell us about the extent to which persons incurred catastrophic expenses in nursing homes. A corollary goal was to examine how the data and research methods used in the various studies af
This paper presents the Survey of Income and Program Participation data on child care for working guardians on AFDC. These guardians use care by relatives 58% of the time for their youngest children under 6. They are thus using informal care arrangements which are generally free or low cost instead of more formal arrangements, for which one genera
The evaluation of the national Cash and Counseling Demonstration enables researchers to rigorously analyze costs under agency-directed and consumer-directed approaches. In this report, the authors use results from Arkansas' IndependentChoices, the first of three Cash and Counseling demonstration programs to be implemented, to explore the program'
The traditional system of providing Medicaid personal care services (PCS) through home care agencies gives consumers few choices about how and when their care is provided. Because some agencies do not provide care on weekends or outside business hours, consumers may not receive care when they need it. Moreover, worker shortages make it difficult t
Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) are presently becoming a more viable option for seekers of long-term care for the elderly. CCRCs have been recognized for their unique strategy of combining various levels of health care within one community setting, as well as their potential for providing cost-effective care. As the industry undergo
This paper presents an overview of the results of the National Long-Term Care Channeling Demonstration, conducted in ten states to test the impact of a community-based system of long-term care upon the functionally disabled elderly. The study examines: program management; federal planning of the project; the objectives of the demonstration; the tw
This report describes the implementation of IndependentChoices by synthesizing information from in-person interviews with program staff, a mail survey of program counselors, and telephone interviews with consumers who had the opportunity to receive the program allowance. It discusses the program's goals and features, how consumers managed their r