Government expenditures at the end of life for short- and long-stay nursing home residents: differences by hospice enrollment status.

@article{Miller2004GovernmentEA,
  title={Government expenditures at the end of life for short- and long-stay nursing home residents: differences by hospice enrollment status.},
  author={Susan Carol Miller and Orna K. Intrator and Pedro L. Gozalo and Jason Roy and J. Patten Barber and Vincent Mor},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 8},
  pages={
          1284-92
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To examine end-of-life government expenditures for short- and long-stay Medicare- and Medicaid-eligible (dual-eligible) nursing home (NH) hospice and nonhospice residents. DESIGN A retrospective cohort study. SETTING Six hundred fifty-seven Florida NHs. PARTICIPANTS Dual-eligible NH residents who died in Florida NHs between July and December 1999 (N=5,774). MEASUREMENTS Nursing home stays of 90 days or less were considered short stays (n=1,739), and those over 90 days were… CONTINUE READING
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