Overview In California, adult day care services are provided in two types of licensed facilities: adult day programs (ADP) and adult day health care (ADHC) centers. In addition, each local Area Agency on Aging designates at least one Alzheimer's day care resource center (ADCRC) in its planning and service area to provide specialized Alzheimer'
Regulatory Review of Adult Day Services: Final Report SECTION 2. STATE REGULATORY PROFILES
PUBLIC LAW 104-191 104th Congress An Act To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote the use of medical savings accounts, to improve access to
Pew Research Center (2006). More Americans Discussing -- and Planning -- End-of-Life Treatment . Available at http://people-press.org/reports/display.php3?PageID=1029.
Advance Care Planning and Public Engagement. B. Factors Contributing to Unresolved Issues in Social Engagement
At the end of 2004 the National Institutes for Health sponsored a conference of experts to clarify key questions regarding the definition of "end of life," and the factors that contribute to improved or worsened outcomes for patients and their families. The clarification was addressed to health care providers, patients and the general public. The
Advance Care Planning and Public Engagement. B. Clinical and Provider Impacts on EOL Decision Making
As recent as 50 years ago, the location of death for the majority of Americans was the home setting.
Advance Care Planning and Public Engagement. II. Managing Our Miracles and the Emergence of a Social Consensus
The management of the effective use of penicillin in the early 1940s is often described as one of the most important moments in the history of medicine. 14 This turning point in medical treatment provided physicians the capacity to intervene routinely in the “natural process” by eradicating lethal infection. The effect was to elevate the “
Myra J. Christopher and John G. Carney Center for Practical Bioethics
The Affordable Care Act extends Medicaid to low-income adults and provides tax credits for coverage through the new Affordable Insurance Exchanges (Exchanges). 1 A key component of these coverage expansions is the use of the tax concept of Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) to assess financial eligibility for Medicaid and the Children’s He
1 Carmen DeNavas-Walt, Bernadette D. Proctor, and Jessica C. Smith, U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P60-245, Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2012 , U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 2013 ( http://www.census.gov/prod/2013pubs/p60-245.pdf , accessed September 17, 2013).
New Census Estimates Show 3 Million More Americans Had Health Insurance Coverage in 2012. Appendix: Methods for Assigning Primary Source of Coverage
To assign persons for whom more than one source of coverage is reported in the CPS-ASEC to the single, “primary” source of coverage shown in Figure 3 and Table 2, we created a hierarchy. Because Medicare is considered to provide primary coverage for Medicare-Medicaid dual enrollees, we placed Medicare at the top of the hierarchy. Everyone
New Census Estimates Show 3 Million More Americans Had Health Insurance Coverage in 2012. Conclusion
CPS-ASEC health insurance coverage estimates for 2012 continue a two-year reversal of a decade-long increase in the number of uninsured Americans. There were significant declines in uninsurance rates overall and among subgroups such as children, Latinos, and nonworkers. Uninsurance rates did not get significantly worse for any of the subgroups
New Census Estimates Show 3 Million More Americans Had Health Insurance Coverage in 2012. Sources of Health Insurance Coverage
As discussed above, an estimated 15.4% of the population was uninsured, and this rate was significantly lower than the 2011 estimate of 15.7% uninsured. The stabilization of employer-sponsored coverage and the growth in Medicare coverage both contributed to this result.
New Census Estimates Show 3 Million More Americans Had Health Insurance Coverage in 2012. Age and Uninsurance
The estimated percentage of children (under 19) who were uninsured fell from 9.7% in 2011 to 9.2% in 2012 (Table 1), a statistically significant change. The Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (CHIPRA), signed by President Obama in 2009, has improved public coverage under Medicaid and CHIP with provisions such as Express Lan
New Census Estimates Show 3 Million More Americans Had Health Insurance Coverage in 2012. Estimates of the Uninsured
The increase in health insurance coverage in 2012 represents a continuing and encouraging reversal in trends: from 2000-2010, the number of uninsured Americans went up each year. Since 2010, as the economy improved and the early features of the Affordable Care Act took effect, the number of uninsured has gone down. The decline in rates of empl
Predictors of Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave among Home Health Workers: An Analysis of the National Home Health Aide Survey. Limitations
It is important to note that this study sample represents a relatively small, albeit important, subset of the total home health and home care/personal care workforce. The sampling frame included only workers employed by Medicare-certified and/or Medicaid-certified agencies or agencies licensed by the state. Workers employed by unlicensed agencies
Predictors of Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave among Home Health Workers: An Analysis of the National Home Health Aide Survey. Job satisfaction will be negatively correlated with intent to leave the job. The factors that influence intent to leave will differ for workers with high levels of job satisfaction and those with low levels of job satisfaction.
Data to conduct this study were obtained from the 2007 National Home Health Aide Survey (NHHAS) and the 2007 National Home and Hospice Care Survey (NHHCS). Sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and conducted in partnership with the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the NHHAS was designed
Predictors of Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave among Home Health Workers: An Analysis of the National Home Health Aide Survey. Overview of Job Satisfaction and Turnover Research
Most of the empirical research in the literature review examining job satisfaction and turnover intentions/turnover comes from nursing home studies with few that have looked at direct care workers across settings and fewer specifically examining the home care environment.
Predictors of Job Satisfaction and Intent to Leave among Home Health Workers: An Analysis of the National Home Health Aide Survey. Introduction
After informal caregivers, home health and home care workers (referred to in this article as home health workers or home health aides [HHAs]) provide the majority of hands-on, personal care services to older adults and younger people with disabilities (Kaye, Chapman, Newcomer, & Harrington, 2006; Stone, 2004). These workers tend to have freque
Medicaid and Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Individuals: Emerging Practices From the Field. 9.5. Olmstead and Other Challenges
Several challenges encountered during the study are not specific to particular Medicaid provisions or service mechanisms, but are likely to affect developments regardless of the ways states might choose to serve people with complex health care needs. Actions and decisions related to the Supreme Court's 1999 Olmstead decision present an opportuni