High-cost rehab for dying seniors up 65% among some nursing homes

(By Morgan Haefner for Becker’s Hospital Review)

The proportion of nursing home residents who received physical, occupational and speech therapy in the last days of their lives increased 65 percent between October 2012 and April 2016, according to a study in The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Continue reading article here…

Notice: The link provided above connects readers to the full content of the posted article. The URL (internet address) for this link is valid on the posted date; medicarereport.org cannot guarantee the duration of the link’s validity. Also, the opinions expressed in these postings are the viewpoints of the original source and are not explicitly endorsed by AMAC, Inc.; the AMAC Foundation, Inc.; or medicarereport.org.

 

Leave a Reply