April 21, 2022

CAAR – US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Report, Issue Brief – April 21, 2022

A. “Changes in Ownership of Hospital and Skilled Nursing Facilities: An Analysis of Newly-Released CMS Data,” by Pete Welch, Joel Ruhter, Arielle Bosworth, Nancy De Lew, and Benjamin D. Sommers (April 2022, .pdf format, 9p.).

B. “Antipsychotic Medication Prescribing in Long Term Care Facilities Increased in the Early Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” by Iara Oliveira, Martin Blanco, and Mir Ali (April 2022, .pdf format, 14p.).


August 9, 2021

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – August 9, 2021

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 6:27 pm

Medicare: Additional Reporting on Key Staffing Information and Stronger Payment Incentives Needed for Skilled Nursing Facilities,” (GAO-21-408, July 2021, .pdf format, 63p.).

November 11, 2020

CAAR – Journal of the American Medical Association Article Abstracts – November 11, 2020

A. “Association of Skilled Nursing Facility Participation in a Bundled Payment Model With Institutional Spending for Joint Replacement Surgery,” by Michael L. Barnett, Karen E. Joynt Maddox,E. John Orav, David C. Grabowski, and Arnold M. Epstein (Vol. 324, No. 18, November 10, 2020, p. 1869-1877).

B. “Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation, Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation, or a Strength-Training Exercise Program on Clinical Outcomes in Older Adults: The DO-HEALTH Randomized Clinical Trial,” by Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari, Bruno Vellas, René Rizzoli, Reto W. Kressig, José A. P. da Silva, Michael Blauth, David T. Felson, Eugene V. McCloskey, Bernhard Watzl, Lorenz C. Hofbauer, Dieter Felsenberg, Walter C. Willett, Bess Dawson-Hughes, JoAnn E. Manson, Uwe Siebert, Robert Theiler, Hannes B. Staehelin, Caroline de Godoi Rezende Costa Molino, Patricia O. Chocano-Bedoya, Lauren A. Abderhalden, Andreas Egli, John A. Kanis, and Endel J. Orav, for the DO-HEALTH Research Group (Vol. 324, No. 18, November 10, 2020, p. 1855-1868).

June 18, 2020

CAAR – Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Briefs – June 18, 2020

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , , — admin @ 7:10 pm

A. “Under the Radar: States Vary in Regulating and Reporting COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities,” by Sarah True, Nancy Ochieng, Juliette Cubanski, Wyatt Koma, and Tricia Neuman (June 2020, HTML format).

B. “Limits and Opportunities of Federal Reporting on COVID-19 in Nursing Facilities,” by Priya Chidambaram and Rachel Garfield (June 2020, HTML format).

October 6, 2016

CAAR – US Government Accountability Office Report – October 6, 2016

Filed under: Reports and Articles — Tags: , — admin @ 4:59 pm

Skilled Nursing Facilities: CMS Should Improve Accessibility and Reliability of Expenditure Data,” (GAO-16-700, September 2016, .pdf format, 39p.).

Powered by WordPress