Medicare: Patient Outcomes More Important The Ever

The Healthcare industry is undergoing a historic change. The Affordable Care Act has completely changed the way healthcare companies define success. It is no longer good enough to provide quality healthcare, healthcare systems are now judged by how well the patient does after discharge. Regulatory agencies now judge “successful” treatment by whether or not the …

Differences Between Short and Long-Term Care

Short Term and Long Term Care, What’s the Difference? Long-Term Care Long term care is the type of care most people associate with nursing homes. Although that is a type of long term care service, there are many other services that are also fall into that category. Services designed to provide care at home are …

The Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid

Understanding the difference between Medicare and Medicaid The most common confusion people have when planning long-long term care funding is understanding the difference Medicare and Medicaid. Medicare U.S. Citizens are typically eligible for Medicare coverage at the age of 65. People can become covered earlier based on disability status. It is important to understand that …