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LTCCC Report: Identification of Resident Harm in Nursing Home Citations

This report provides the results of an assessment of the circumstances in which harm is identified when a nursing home is cited for deficient care, abuse or neglect. Numerous studies have identified problems with the ability of state Survey Agencies (SAs) to adequately identify violations of minimum standards.  As a result, too many nursing [...]

Safeguarding Nursing Home Residents & Program Integrity

National Report: Safeguarding NH Residents & Program Integrity: A National Review of State Survey Agency Performance  CLICK HERE NY State Report: Safeguarding Residents & Program Integrity in New York State Nursing Homes: An Assessment of Government Agency Performance  CLICK HERE NY State Report: Executive Summary  CLICK HERE The following interactive charts provide information for [...]

Consumer Involvement in Medicaid Nursing Facility Reimbursement

The results of a Commonwealth Fund project detailing the importance of consumer participation in states' Medicaid nursing facility reimbursement policy making. The products of the project include: a primer for consumers participation, a brief for policy makers on the need to have consumers "at the table," and a series of webinars for consumers explaining Medicaid [...]

2017-08-21T17:15:33+00:00LTCCC Reports, News & Reports|

Modifying the Case-Mix Medicaid Nursing Home System to Encourage Quality, Access and Efficiency

This study gathered information from the 35 states using a case-mix reimbursement system to reimburse nursing homes for the care of their Medicaid residents (including NYS). The report gives detailed information on how these states are encouraging access, for hard to place residents, quality as well as efficiency. Using such information as well as telephone [...]

2017-05-15T19:24:58+00:00LTCCC Reports, News & Reports|

The Future of Nursing Homes in New York State: Results of Two Roundtable Discussions

With funding from the New York Community Trust, LTCCC hosted two roundtable discussions on the future of nursing homes in NY State.  The roundtables brought together leaders from government, provider, consumer, worker and philanthropy to identify the challenges and develop recommendation for future action.  This report describes the roundtables and presents over 100 recommendations for [...]

2017-05-15T19:24:30+00:00LTCCC Reports, News & Reports|

An Assessment of Pay for Performance for Nursing Homes With Recommendations for Policy Makers

This report provides an overview of pay for performance for stakeholder and policy makers, including special sections on issues and consumer concerns, selected experiences to date and recommendations for ensuring that a pay for performance program truly improves nursing home resident care and is not merely a bonus awarded to "good" providers.  

2017-05-15T19:28:00+00:00LTCCC Reports, News & Reports|

New York’s Single Point of Entry for Long Term Care: A First Year Assessment of Consumer Experience With Recommendations for the Future

This reports examines first year experience with NY Connects, NY State's single point of entry for long term care, and provides recommendations to ensure that NY Connects truly serves New York's diverse consumer population as it is further implemented.  The report includes a state-wide survey of New Yorkers' knowledge of, and experience with, the system. [...]

2017-05-15T19:25:32+00:00LTCCC Reports, News & Reports|

Nursing Home Oversight in New York State: A Regional Assessment

Vulnerable nursing home residents depend on the state to hold nursing home providers accountable for the care they receive by identifying problems during regular inspections and through investigations of complaints.  This report, supported with a grant from the New York Community Trust, examines the effectiveness of each regional office in ensuring resident safety and [...]

Using Law and Regulation to Protect Nursing Home Residents When Their Government Fails Them

Despite strong legal requirements for nursing homes to provide good care and dignified conditions for residents, the nursing home crisis continues.  This report, supported with a grant from the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, identifies the primary legal mandates that are too often disregarded by both nursing homes and government surveillance and provides pragmatic as well [...]

2017-05-16T19:12:02+00:00LTCCC Reports, News & Reports|

National Study on Use of Civil Money Penalties to Protect Nursing Home Residents

Federal Civil Monetary Penalties (CMPs) and State CMPs/fines are imposed by the regulatory agencies that license nursing homes if a nursing home does not comply with regulatory standards. These fines can be used to fund innovative programs to improve the lives of nursing home residents.  This study, supported with a grant from the Commonwealth Fund, [...]

2017-08-21T17:37:29+00:00LTCCC Reports, News & Reports|