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Multitasking in Nursing Homes: Differences Between For-Profit and Nonprofit Quality Outcomes.

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Summary of "Multitasking in Nursing Homes: Differences Between For-Profit and Nonprofit Quality Outcomes."

Nursing homes (NHs) in the United States face increasing pressures to admit Medicare postacute patients, given higher payments relative to Medicaid. Changes in the proportion of residents who are postacute may initiate shifts in care practices, resource allocations, and priorities. Our study sought to determine whether increases in Medicare short-stay census have an impact on quality of care for long-stay residents.

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Name: The Gerontologist
ISSN: 1758-5341
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