How to check out a nursing home

The reform debate has shrouded the other healthcare crisis – How to pay for and deliver long- term care. In the meantime, buyer beware. Here's some help. Medicare has a new searchable database on Nursing Home Quality. USA Today has a story on it and their own version of the database. One in five of … Continue reading How to check out a nursing home

Home health and healthy homes

For the latest on the Senate health reform bill, see Kaiser Health News or The Washington Post.   This on home health from David Abel in today's Globe. A $332 million state program that oversees home health care services for about 18,000 elderly and disabled residents is vulnerable to fraud and has employed personal care attendants who have … Continue reading Home health and healthy homes