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Senior Care Policy Briefing: Industry Profits & Payouts Belie Claims of Low Margins

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The Senior Care Policy Briefing covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research.

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May 15, 2024.

NEWSFLASH: INDUSTRY PROFITS & PAYOUTS BELIE CLAIMS OF LOW MARGINS, INABILITY TO […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: CMS Finalizes Nursing Home Staffing Rule

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The Senior Care Policy Briefing covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research.

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April 30, 2024.

NEWSFLASH

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Nationally High Death Rates

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April 15, 2024.

NEWSFLASH

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Diverting Public Funds for Personal Profit

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March 29, 2024.

NEWSFLASH

Senior Care Policy Briefing: The Importance of Consistent Staffing

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March 15, 2024.

NEWSFLASH

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Neglect Amidst Profit

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February 29, 2024.

NEWSFLASH

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Nursing Homes Admit Misdiagnosing Schizophrenia

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February 15, 2024.

NEWSFLASH

  • Frontline workers, often Black or Hispanic, experienced high mortality rates […]

LTCCC Alert: Unveiling Nursing Home Realities: Check Out Our Newsletters

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February 13, 2024 – Nursing home residents are among the most vulnerable members of our society. However, the nursing homes in which they live are often riddled with neglect, abuse, and substandard care. Addressing these issues is paramount for ensuring that nursing home residents receive the highest […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Absence of Federal Standards for Assisted Living

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February 2, 2024.

NEWSFLASH

  • The United States Senate Special Committee on Aging held a […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Abuse, Neglect, and Fraud

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January 19, 2024.

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Senior Care Policy Briefing: Substantial Hidden Profits

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December 28, 2023.

NEWSFLASH

  • The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) recommends a

Webinar: The 411 on LTCCC: Fighting for the Rights of Nursing Home Residents

Presenters: LTCCC’s Richard Mollot, Eric Goldwein, Hayley Cronquist

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Senior Care Policy Briefing: Transparency Is Not a Substitute for Accountability

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December 19, 2023.

NEWSFLASH

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Negligence Unchecked

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November 30, 2023.

NEWSFLASH

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Crying Wolf or Wolves of Wall Street?

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November 15, 2023. 

NEWSFLASH

  • Nursing home lobbyists claim that facilities are struggling and […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Plenty of $$ For Safe Staffing

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October 31, 2023.

NEWSFLASH

  • Florida nursing home owner Philip Esformes is headed back […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: About a Dollar a Day

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October 15, 2023.

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  • About a Dollar […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: D+ for Quality of Care

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September 30, 2023.

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  • Americans give nursing homes a D+ for quality of care, […]

Senior Care Policy Briefing: Wholly Inadequate Proposal

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September 15, 2023.

NEWSFLASH

  • On September 1, CMS released the long-awaited minimum nursing home […]

LTCCC Alert: RN Staffing Levels Drop 12% in 2021

The following is an alert for the Q4 2021 staffing report. To access the report, click here.

June 9, 2022 – Registered nurses (RNs) serve a critical role in every nursing home staff. They provide expertise – infection control planning and management, resident assessment and care planning, and the identification and treatment of chronic […]

‘We Can’t Let Up Now’: Bringing the White House Reforms to the Finish Line

Last month the White House made a major announcement about nursing home reforms, perhaps the biggest news for nursing homes in 35 years. In Part 2 of this two-part episode, Lori Smetanka and Sam Brooks from the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care chat about their latest campaign supporting the White House reforms […]

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Staffing Levels Fall 8% in Six Months

The following is an alert for the Q3 2021 staffing report. To access the report, click here.

March 3, 2022 – Federal requirements mandate that nursing homes have sufficient staff, with the appropriate competencies to meet the clinical, emotional, and psychosocial needs of every resident. Unfortunately, understaffing is a widespread and persistent problem that […]

LTCCC Alert: Nursing Home Staffing Levels Drop in Q2 2021

The following is an alert for the Q2 2021 staffing report. To access the report, click here.

November 16, 2021 – Nursing homes with higher staffing levels are better equipped to meet their residents’ care needs. Unfortunately, understaffing has been a widespread and persistent problem, especially since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Today, LTCCC […]

What 100% Staff Turnover Means for Nursing Home Residents

What is nursing home staff turnover and why does it matter for residents? On this episode, health economist Ashvin Gandhi (assistant professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management) discusses new research on nursing home staff turnover and its impact on resident care.

Interview recorded September 9, 2021 and edited for clarity.

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Nursing Home Staffing 2020 Q4

LTCCC’s Q4 2020 Staffing Report provides user-friendly files for every state that include facility-level data on: 1) Care staff levels (RN, LPN, and CNA); 2) Important non-nursing staff levels, including administrators and activities staff; 3) Contract workers. The report also includes data on state and national quarterly staffing levels, state and national quarterly resident census […]

Spring 2021 LTC Journal

The Spring LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • A report challenging the theory that a nursing home’s location is the biggest determinant of COVID-19 transmission.
  • New York’s failure to ensure nursing homes’ compliance with minimum […]

Winter 2021 LTC Journal

The Winter LTC Journal is here! The LTC Journal covers important long-term care issues by highlighting policy updates, news reports, and academic research. Topics in this edition include:

  • How the Federal Government’s inaction led to 11 nursing home deaths per hour.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate toll on nursing homes with higher shares of Black or […]

Nursing Home Staffing 2020 Q3

Click on the links in the first column of the table below to download easy-to-use files for each state.

Each file includes information on: 1. Each facility’s RN, LPN, & CNA staffing levels; 2. Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and 3. […]

Nursing Home Staffing 2020 Q1

Note: Not all facilities reported staffing data for Q1 2020 because of suspended reporting requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (11,735 facilities reported staffing data in Q1 2020 vs. 14,969 in Q4 2020). State and national staffing averages for Q1 2020 exclude facilities that did not report.

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Nursing Home Staffing 2020 Q2

Click on the links in the first column of the table below to download easy-to-use files for each state.

Each file includes information on:

  1. Each facility’s direct care RN, LPN, and CNA staffing levels;
  2. Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and
  3. The extent to which the facility relies on contract workers […]

Nursing Home Staffing 2018 Q4

Click on the links below to download easy-to-use files for each state.

Each file includes information on:

  1. Each facility’s direct care RN, LPN, and CNA staffing levels;
  2. Staffing levels for important non-nursing staff, including administrators and activities staff; and
  3. The extent to which the facility relies on contract workers to provide resident care.

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