Medicaid-Financed Institutional Services: Characteristics of Nursing Home and ICF/IID Residents and Their Patterns of Care. II. the Characteristics of Enrollees Using Nursing Home Services and Their Spells of CARE


To better understand the Medicaid enrollees who continue to reside in nursing homes even as HCBS has expanded in recent years, we examined the characteristics of enrollees residing in nursing homes and their spells of Medicaid-financed care, focusing on those enrollees who began new spells during the 18-month period from June 2006 through December 2007. To explore how the length of these institutional stays might be related to LTC policy, we also measured the association between the percentage of an individual state's institutional spells that lasted less than three months and a variety of state-level variables that reflect LTC policy.

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