Long-Term Care: Publications

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Building a More Effective Health Care System for Every New Yorker

Publication Date: 12.07.2016

This year’s annual report focuses on how UHF’s initiatives are addressing the challenges of a changing health care landscape and having a real impact on the quality, accessibility, affordability, and patient experience of health care.

Home- and Community-Based Long-Term Care in New York's Medicaid Program: New Data on Service Use and Spending

Publication Date: 03.31.2014
Author: Sarah Samis

This data brief documents the shift of Medicaid home- and community-based services from fee-for service into managed care between 2010 and 2013. It presents regional differences in services and spending, and evaluates the growth in Medicaid managed long-term care and the corresponding decline in fee-for-service home- and community-based services, particularly in personal care use, reflecting an explicit policy goal of New York.

Mandatory Managed Long-Term Care in New York's Medicaid Program: Key Eligibility and Enrollment Issues

Publication Date: 03.31.2014
Author: Sarah Samis

This issue brief provides an overview of New York State’s mandatory Medicaid managed long-term care enrollment policy, which the State began implementing in 2012. It examines the growth in enrollment from 2010 to 2013, as well as growth by region and product line; and discusses key operational issues related to the major changes in eligibility and enrollment processes triggered by shifting high-need Medicaid beneficiaries from fee-for-service into managed care.

New York's Nursing Homes: Shifting Roles and New Challenges

Publication Date: 08.05.2013
Author: Thomas H. Dennison

This report from the Medicaid Institute at United Hospital Fund examines nursing home trends in New York.

Integrating and Improving Care for Dual Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees: New York’s Proposed Fully Integrated Duals Advantage (FIDA) Program

Publication Date: 11.20.2012
Author: Sarah Samis, Andrew Detty, and Michael Birnbaum

This report from the Medicaid Institute at United Hospital Fund focuses on a proposed New York State program to better manage care of  beneficiaries who are enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid, commonly referred to as “duals.”

Explain. Improve. Connect.

Publication Date: 10.17.2012

Explain, improve, connect: three imperatives for our time that also describe both the goals and substance of the Fund's work.

Financing Long-Term Care: New York's Limited Options and Medicaid's Vast Challenge

Publication Date: 06.04.2012
Author: Sarah Samis and Michael Birnbaum

An examination of how long-term care is financed nationally and in New York, with an analysis of the state’s private long-term care insurance market, opportunities presented by alternative financial products, and the pivotal role of default payer played by Medicaid.

Implementing Long-Term Care Reform in New York's Medicaid Program

Publication Date: 02.27.2012
Author: Sarah Samis, Andrew Detty, and Michael Birnbaum

One of two jointly released Medicaid Institute reports examining implementation of Medicaid policy changes in New York, this report explains and considers potential strategies and options for improving the management of long-term care services for elderly and disabled Medicaid beneficiaries, and addresses the issues of balancing residential and community-based long-term care, refining reimbursement for long-term care services, and providing effective care management.

Medicaid Long-Term Care in New York: Variation by Region and County

Publication Date: 12.28.2010
Author: Michael Birnbaum, Elizabeth M. Patchias, and Jennifer Heffernan

Medicaid Long-Term Care in New York: Variation by Region and County analyzes rates of service use and levels of spending per recipient across New York State, documenting variation by region and by county. It also examines four interrelated factors—demographics, reimbursement policies, availability of service, and local administration—to begin to explain regional variation.

Medicaid Personal Care in New York City: Service Use and Spending Patterns

Publication Date: 12.28.2010
Author: Sarah Samis and Michael Birnbaum

Medicaid Personal Care in New York City: Service Use and Spending Patterns examines elderly dual Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries in New York City, and a particular type of Medicaid long-term care service they receive—personal care, which includes assistance with eating, bathing, and dressing, as well as activities associated with independent living such as shopping and meal preparation. The report takes two distinct looks at one group of personal care recipients, elderly dual Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries in New York City.

The Top Ten Things Caregivers Don't Want to Hear….

Publication Date: 10.26.2006
Author: Carol Levine
Carol Levine, Director of the Fund's Families and Health Care Project, presents a collection of the kinds of unsolicited advice, unwelcome criticism, and undeserved praise that she and other caregivers receive all too often.

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