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Author King, Laura Randa.

Title Long-term care : an analysis of access, cost, and quality / Laura Randa King
Published Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, [2000]


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Description vii, 77 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Long-Term Care Defined. Introduction to LTC. Definition - LTC. Components of LTC. Nursing Home Care. Other Forms of Care -- Ch. 2. Long-Term Care Customers. Consultant Pharmacist. Organizational Structure. Issues -- Ch. 3. Long-Term Care Overview. Objectives. Types of Patients. Demographics. The Elderly and Their Impact on LTC. Health Care Expenditures. Nursing Facilities-Growth Patterns. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (OBRA '87). The Pryor Bill. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (BBA) -- Ch. 4. Long-Term Care Issues. Objectives. Formularies. Identification of Opportunities. Role of Insurance Companies. LTC and Devolution: Related Policy Issues. Challenges in LTC
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [67]-70) and index
Subject Long-term care of the sick -- United States.
Long-term care of the sick -- Economic aspects -- United States.
LC no. 99049039
ISBN 0761815570 cloth alkaline paper
0761815589 paperback alkaline paper