Nursing homes (81 - 90 of 124 items)
Costs Related Medicaid Reimbursements to Nursing Homes in the State of Kansas
103500: Sep 8, 1977
Controls and procedures used to reimburse nursing homes in Kansas for services provided patients under the Medicaid program were surveyed. The analysis focused on the State's method of establishing reimbursement rates, selected program providers' cost reports which the State used to establish these rates, and four providers' records in order to verify the propriety of selected costs included in th...
Policies in Ohio Nursing Homes Related to Contributions by Relatives of Medicaid Patients
102510: May 23, 1977
Four nursing homes in Ohio were reviewed to determine if relatives of Medicaid patients were being forced to contribute to the cost of their medical care.The Otterbein Home in Lebanon received $400,200 in voluntary contributions solicited on behalf of 140 patients, 104 of whom were Medicaid patients. These restricted funds were not deducted from State Medicaid funds as required, because, according...
Problems Found in Nursing Homes
089011: May 23, 1977
No summary is currently available...
Medicaid and Nursing Home Care: Cost Increases and the Need for Services Are Creating Problems for the States and the Elderly
IPE-84-1: Published: Oct 21, 1983. Publicly Released: Oct 21, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO assessed Medicaid's nursing home services nationwide to provide information on the characteristics of nursing home residents, program expenditures, nursing home bed supply, and Medicaid reimbursement policies.GAO found that most nursing home residents are functionally dependent or mentally impaired and often stay very long in the nursing homes. Residents...
Federal Funding of Long-Term Care for the Elderly
HRD-83-60: Published: Jun 15, 1983. Publicly Released: Jul 15, 1983.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reported on the amount of federal funds that are being spent on long-term care for the elderly under various programs and the amount being spent for backup days of care in acute care hospitals when a lower level of care is needed but unavailable.A Government-funded study found that at least $13.4 billion in federal and state funds are being spent under v...
Medicaid and Nursing Home Care Across the States
121460: May 23, 1983
GAO presented information concerning Medicaid and nursing home care across the States. Because the Nation's elderly population is increasing rapidly, an increase in future demand for nursing home care can also be expected. This trend will strongly impact Medicaid which is the major payer of nursing home care costs. GAO found that: (1) most State reimbursement systems are not designed to pay for th...
Prospective Payment Systems for Nursing Home Care
120522: Feb 4, 1983
In 1982, Congress mandated that the Department of Health and Human Services develop legislative proposals to provide for reimbursing skilled nursing facilities prospectively under Medicare. GAO believes that the State Medicaid systems for prospective reimbursement should be examined when developing the Federal Medicare system. Under the prospective reimbursement system developed in Texas, the per...
Medicaid Overpayments to Georgia Nursing Homes
120146: Feb 15, 1979
In January 1979, GAO issued a report on problems it found in auditing nursing home chains.GAO advised that, based on its earlier report, an audit should be made of a particular nursing home chain for fiscal year 1976 by the Georgia Department of Medical Assistance to coordinate with the audit of this chain made by the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitation Services. The chain's Georgia ho...
Examination Into Certain Claimed Practices Relating to Nursing-Home Operations in the Baltimore, Maryland, Area
B-164031(3): Published: Dec 4, 1970. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Audit of Medicaid Costs Reported by Autumn Hills Convalescent Centers, Inc., Houston, TX
HRD-83-9: Published: Oct 14, 1982. Publicly Released: Nov 9, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined unallowable and questionable central office costs of a chain of nursing homes participating in the Medicaid program in Texas and focused on the costs reported by one home about which there have been allegations of poor patient care.Although GAO questioned about 18 percent of the central office costs for 1980 and a Texas Department of Human Resource...